Chondrolysis of the Hip following Septic Arthritis: A Rare Complication of Magnetic Resonance Arthrography

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Barak Haviv; Rafael Thein; Alon Burg; Snir Heller; Shlomo Bronak; Steven Velkes;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Orthopedics, volume 2,013 (issn: 2090-6749, eissn: 2090-6757)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3595689, doi: 10.1155/2013/840681
  • Subject: Orthopedic surgery | RD701-811 | Case Report | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases | circulatory and respiratory physiology | musculoskeletal diseases

Magnetic resonance arthrography (MRA) is commonly used to detect labral tears of the hip. Complications of MRA are unusual and include minor reactions such as chemical synovitis and urticaria. This paper presents a rapidly progressive chondrolysis of the hip in a young ... View more
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