Title

Assessment and differential diagnosis of the painful hip

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation

Date

2-13-2003

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Arthroscopy; Diagnosis, Differential; *Hip Joint; Humans; Joint Diseases; Medical History Taking; Pain; Physical Examination

Disciplines

Orthopedics | Rehabilitation and Therapy

Abstract

Hip pain is a common problem seen by orthopaedic surgeons. The current authors provide an approach to the patient with hip pain, including important information to be gained from the history and physical examination and relevant radiographic studies and laboratory tests. A differential diagnosis for patients presenting with the complaint of hip pain and indications for hip arthroscopy are provided.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Jan;(406):11-8. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12578995