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OSTEOARTHRITIS-HIPS

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OSTEOARTHRITIS-HIPS

Pain is usually worse with weight bearing and in the groin area.  Diagnosis is supported by hip pain and 2 of the criteria:
1. ESR < 20 mm/hr
2. Femoral or acetabular osteophytes on radiograph
3. Joint space narrowing on radiograph (superior migration)


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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