Hip Forum

Case 2

Presented by: Dr. Patrick Hoekman, Niger, Africa - July 7, 1996

I would appreciate diagnostic and treatment suggestions.

History: A 37 year old black male , complains of pain in his right hip. No history of fever.

Physical Exam : Good general condition.

Rt Hip : Antalgic gait. Painful examination of the hip in all directions.

Initial xray - Click to enlarge.

Initial AP tomography - Click to enlarge.

Lab: Leukocytes - 12,000/cubic mm., ESR 19 mm/hr, Sickle cell - negative.

Suggestions? Thank you.

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