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Hoffmann, A; Pfirrmann, C W A (2012). The hip abductors at MR imaging. European Journal of Radiology, 81(12):3755-3762.

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Imaging of the hip abductors plays an increasing role for the evaluation of greater trochanteric pain in patients with and without total hip arthroplasty. This review article addresses the anatomy of the hip abductors and their intervening bursae. It highlights different possible imaging appearances such as tendinopathy or partial and full thickness tears of the gluteal tendons. Muscle atrophy or fatty degeneration of the gluteal muscles is an important reason for limping. Inflammatory diseases such as hydroxyapatite crystal deposition disease or spondylarthritis have to be considered. Knowledge of these different entities is important to achieve optimal treatment and outcomes.


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Item Type:Journal Article, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Deposited On:21 Feb 2011 08:44
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:48
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.ejrad.2010.03.002
PubMed ID:20399581

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