Femoroacetabular impingement.

  title={Femoroacetabular impingement.},
  author={Ara Kassarjian and M{\'e}lanie Brisson and William Palmer},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={63 1},
Femoroacetabular impingement is a relatively recently appreciated "idiopathic" cause of hip pain and degenerative change. Two types of impingement have been described. The first, cam impingement, is the result of an abnormal morphology of the proximal femur, typically at the femoral head-neck junction. Cam impingement is most common in young athletic males. The second, pincer impingement, is the result of an abnormal morphology or orientation of the acetabulum. Pincer impingement is most common… CONTINUE READING

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