Synovial herniation pit

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain

Presentation

Trauma

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x-ray

A round lucency in the anterosuperior aspect of the femoral neck, in keeping with synovial herniation pit.

ct

A round lucency in the anterosuperior aspect of the femoral neck, in keeping with synovial herniation pit.

Case Discussion

Synovial herniation pit is a round lucency in the anterosuperior aspect of the femoral neck. It is often an incidental finding.

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