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Hip Joint

  • Paul Harwood
  • Rozalia I. Dimitriou
  • Peter V. Giannoudis
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Abstract

Injection therapy is indicated for degenerative or inflammatory arthritis of the hip joint that has failed to respond to conservative measures and for suspected infection. These injections are frequently employed to confirm hip arthritis as the source of pain in patients with multiple pathologies around the pelvic girdle.

Keywords

Femoral Neck Septic Arthritis Great Trochanter Inflammatory Arthritis Injection Therapy 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Harwood
    • 1
  • Rozalia I. Dimitriou
    • 1
  • Peter V. Giannoudis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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