Intra-articular Injection of the Hip Joint

  • Kunihiko MuraiEmail author
  • Kiyoshige Ohseto


Intraarticular hip injection is useful therapeutically for the treatment of hip joint pain, and diagnostic purpose help differential diagnosis of coxarthrosis from lower extremity neuropathy when considering surgical treatment. This chapter describes anatomy and the safe techniques of fluoroscopic and ultrasoundguided hip joint injection avoiding puncture of the femoral nerve and the medial femoral circumflex artery possibly resulting in necrosis of the femoral head.


Coxarthrosis Radiographic guidance Ultrasound guidance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Murai ClinicTochigiJapan
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaTokyo Medical UniversityTokyoJapan

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