Vascular Causes of Posterior Hip Pain

  • Luke Spencer-Gardner


The etiology of posterior hip pain is varied and is often assumed to arise from either musculoskeletal or neurologic origins. Vascular etiologies of posterior hip pain are less often encountered in the typical orthopedic practice; however, in the absence of musculoskeletal or neurologic causes for posterior hip pain, the diagnosis of buttock claudication of a vascular origin should be considered [1].


Buttock pain Claudication Deep gluteal syndrome Posterior hip pain Peripheral arterial disease 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luke Spencer-Gardner
    • 1
  1. 1.Baylor University Medical Center, Hip Preservation CenterDallasUSA

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