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Clinical diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement.
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PMID:  23818186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The diagnosis of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome is made based on a combination of clinical symptoms, physical examination findings, and imaging studies. A detailed assessment of each of these components is important to differentiate FAI from other intra- and extra-articular hip disorders. Clinical and physical examination findings must be viewed collectively because no single pathognomonic finding exists for FAI. Nevertheless, common components of the history and physical examination do suggest a diagnosis of FAI.
Authors:
Jeffrey J Nepple; Heidi Prather; Robert T Trousdale; John C Clohisy; Paul E Beaulé; Siôn Glyn-Jones; Young-Jo Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons     Volume:  21 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1067-151X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Acad Orthop Surg     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417468     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Orthop Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S16-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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