Athletic activity in adolescence as an etiological factor in degenerative hip disease.

@article{Murray1971AthleticAI,
  title={Athletic activity in adolescence as an etiological factor in degenerative hip disease.},
  author={Rich Murray and Christian Duncan},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1971},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={406-19}
}
Degenerative hip disease (osteoarthritis) is common in this country. It may cause symptoms at any age in adult life, but the peak incidence is in the sixth decade, sex incidence being approximately equal. In men particularly, this age largely corresponds to the years of greatest productivity. Osteoarthritis of the hip is known to be secondary sometimes to such disorders as acetabular dysplasia, Perthes’ disease and epiphysiolysis. In most cases, however, no precipitating factor has been… CONTINUE READING
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