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Conservative treatment for transient osteoporosis of the hip in middle-aged women.
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PMID:  18204754     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transient osteoporosis of the hip is a clinical entity that is being diagnosed and reported with increasing frequency. Its aetiology remains a matter of speculation, and the same remains true for its treatment. Many researchers have proposed different surgical and non-surgical treatment strategies; but the conservative approach, which takes the form of analgesics, intermittent traction, range of motion exercises, abductor strengthening exercises and restricted weight bearing, is preferred. The authors report on two patients, both women, aged 35 years and 42 years, respectively, with transient osteoporosis of the hip that were successfully treated using a conservative approach.
S R Diwanji; Y J Cho; Z F Xin; T R Yoon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-21     Completed Date:  2008-04-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e17-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Center for Joint Disease, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160 Ilsim-Ri, Hwasun-Eup, Hwasun-Gun, Jeonnam 519-809, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Marrow / pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Disease Progression
Edema / pathology
Hip Joint / pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Osteoporosis / therapy*
Pregnancy Complications
Treatment Outcome

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