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X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

X-ray image of osteoarthritis of the hip

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho

Figure 1 shows a normal hip.

Figure 2 shows osteoarthritis of the hip with loss of cartilage, narrowing of the joint space (the space between the bones), and bone spurs.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Last Revised April 8, 2011

Last Revised: April 8, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

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