The Hip, Part II: Soft-Tissue Abnormalities

  • Cheryl Petersilge


A number of soft-tissue abnormalities need to be considered in the differential diagnosis of the painful hip and pelvis. These abnormalities primarily involve musculotendinous injuries, tendon avulsions, and bursitis. The patients involved range from active athletic individuals to the elderly. The athletes most at risk for these injuries are those engaged in sports involve kicking, sprinting, and pivoting, such as soccer and ice hockey.


Rectus Femoris Gluteus Medius Tendon Tear Chronic Groin Pain Hamstring Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheryl Petersilge
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology Marymount Hospital, and Regional Radiology, Imaging InstituteCleveland Clinic Health SystemClevelandUSA

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