Transient synovitis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-traumatic onset of right hip pain, limping - 3 - 4 days. No fever. Normal lab reports.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

There is mild anechoic effusion in anterior recess of affected right hip joint. There is no erosion of cortex. Femoral vessels were patent. Anterior thigh muscles showed normal echopattern.

Asymptomatic left hip joint does not show effusion.

Case Discussion

Findings of transient synovitis of hip joint.

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Case Information

rID: 49743
Case created: 2nd Dec 2016
Last edited: 11th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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