• Anupam BasuEmail author


This chapter presents multiple cases and practice questions demonstrating how to approach imaging of suspected joint disease in the hip. The chapter utilizes X-rays as well CT, MRI, and 3-D imaging modalities to demonstrate and discuss hip disorders including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, septic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, avascular necrosis, and protrusio acetabuli.


Hip Osteoarthritis Avascular necrosis Protrusio acetabuli 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cook County Health, Department of RadiologyChicagoUSA

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