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A 55-year-old female asked:

Right hip narrowing of superior joint space. subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head and superior acetabulum. suggestions?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Weight loss, : Exercise, use of a cane if needed and use of otc meds if no contraindications otherwise you can try physical therapy and perscription medication. If symptoms do not improve or worsen, see an orthopaedic surgeon for options which could include joint replacement surgery. You are describing hip arthritis.
Last updated Jul 9, 2014


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