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The ghost joint: transient osteoporosis of the hip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2327879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Seven adult patients identified as having idiopathic transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) are reported. TOH is an uncommon entity, most often seen in women during the third trimester of pregnancy and in middle-aged men. It is characterized by groin pain, limited hip range of motion, nonspecific laboratory findings, localized radiographic evidence of osteopenia, and spontaneous recovery usually within two to nine months. Diagnosis remains dependent on clinical recognition and x-ray confirmation. Radioisotope scanning aids in the diagnosis; both bone and synovial biopsies are often less productive. Treatment consists of joint protection with limited weight bearing, range of motion exercise, progressive ambulation, and analgesics. An awareness of TOH facilities appropriate diagnosis and treatment and curtails unnecessary diagnostic procedures.
Authors:
B J Bruinsma; M M LaBan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0003-9993     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  1990 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-05-17     Completed Date:  1990-05-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985158R     Medline TA:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Hip Joint / radiography*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Osteoporosis / diagnosis*,  etiology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Pain / etiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / physiopathology,  radiography

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