Arthroscopic surgery to treat intra-articular type snapping hip.

@article{Yamamoto2005ArthroscopicST,
  title={Arthroscopic surgery to treat intra-articular type snapping hip.},
  author={Yasuhiro Yamamoto and Yoshiki Hamada and Takatoshi Ide and Ikuo Usui},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1120-5}
}
PURPOSE To reveal the causes of the intra-articular type snapping hip and their frequency. TYPE OF STUDY Case series. METHODS We studied 2 hip joints of 2 male patients and 30 hip joints of 28 female patients with snapping hip syndrome, in which the accompanying pain was transiently relieved by intra-articular injection of local anesthetic. The mean age at diagnosis was 26 years. Plain radiography, hip arthrography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and arthroscopy were performed in these… CONTINUE READING

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