MRI of the Hip : Important Injuries of the Adult Athlete

  title={MRI of the Hip : Important Injuries of the Adult Athlete},
  author={Lauren M. Ladd and Donna G. Blankenbaker and Kirkland W. Davis and James S. Keene},
Hip pain is a common problem in adult athletes and may be caused by a wide range of acute and chronic injuries, many of which lead to prolonged time away from sport. This article highlights the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of important hip injuries in adult athletes, including select osseous, impingement, intraarticular, and musculotendinous injuries. The most commonly affected athletes, clinical presentation, and MRI findings of each injury are reviewed with corresponding clinical… CONTINUE READING