EURORAD ESR

Case 587

A neuropathic hip joint with loose-body formation

Author(s)
M. Davies, V. Cassar-Pullicino
 
Patient
male, 28 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Radiographic Imaging
     

    Radiograph of the pelvis demonstating subluxation of the right hip joint with flattening of the femoral head.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Radiographic Imaging;

    Radiograph 8 months earlier demonstrating minor flattening of the femoral head and a scoliosis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Radiographic Imaging;

    Radiograph 12 months earlier showing a normal hip joint and spine.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Radiographic Imaging;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT Imaging
     

    Axial image (soft tissue setting) shows subluxation of the hip with effusion and new bone formation.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Imaging;

    Axial image (bone setting) clearly showing new bone formation along the femoral neck.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Imaging;

    Axial image demonstrating large joint effusion containing bony debris.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT Imaging;
     
     
Radiograph of the pelvis demonstating subluxation of the right hip joint with flattening of the femoral head.
 
Radiograph 8 months earlier demonstrating minor flattening of the femoral head and a scoliosis.
 
Radiograph 12 months earlier showing a normal hip joint and spine.
 
Axial image (soft tissue setting) shows subluxation of the hip with effusion and new bone formation.
 
Axial image (bone setting) clearly showing new bone formation along the femoral neck.
 
Axial image demonstrating large joint effusion containing bony debris.
 
 
 
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