Rheumatologic Conditions affecting the Hip


Rheumatologic Conditions affecting the Hip, Hip Associated Rheumatologic Conditions

  1. Unilateral or bilateral hip involvement
  2. Groin Pain with ambulation
  3. Pain reproduced on range of motion
  4. Decreased Hip Range of Motion
  • Findings
  • Avascular necrosis
  1. Unilateral hip involvement
  2. Predisposing factors
    1. Alcohol Abuse
    2. Corticosteroid use
    3. Comorbid Connective Tissue Disease
  3. Hip MRI may be required for diagnosis
  • Findings
  • Other common hip conditions
  1. Trochanteric Bursitis
    1. Upper Lateral Hip Pain without Groin Pain
    2. Radiation to knee may occur
    3. Worse with direct pressure (rolling onto side in bed)
  2. Iliopectineal Bursitis
    1. Pain below inguinal ligament and lateral to vessels
  3. Stress Fracture Areas affected
    1. Pubic rami
    2. Supraacetabular region
    3. Femoral Neck Stress Fracture