Transient osteoporosis of the hip

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Diagnosis almost certain


Right hip pain

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Slight increased density of right femoral head and neck.

Bone scan

Nuclear medicine

Increased uptake of right femur head and neck regions.

Edema of right femoral head and neck regions.

Case Discussion

Radiograph, bone scan, and MRI images of a patient with right sided transient osteoporosis of the hip.

These images are from Dr. John Hunter's amazing MSK collection. Dr. John Hunter is a professor in the department of radiology (musculoskeletal section) at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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