Coxa saltans externa treated with Z-plasty of the iliotibial tract in a military population.

@article{Kim2002CoxaSE,
  title={Coxa saltans externa treated with Z-plasty of the iliotibial tract in a military population.},
  author={David Hakbum Kim and Martin Frederick Baechler and Mark Jacob Berkowitz and Richard C Rooney and Daniel B Judd},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={167 2},
  pages={172-3}
}
Coxa saltans, or snapping hip, can be attributable to a number of causes. Coxa saltans externa typically occurs when the thickened portion of the iliotibial band snaps over the greater trochanter as the hip is flexed. This condition generally resolves with a course of nonoperative treatment. We have treated three patients with Z-plasty of the iliotibial band, which has the highest published success rate in the English language literature. Only one of three patients was able to return to full… CONTINUE READING
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