A 54-year-old female asked:
at what point is surgery necessary with hip protrusio? is hip protrusio always associated with rheumatoid arthritis ?
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Pain/function: Surgery for hip protrusion is necessary for pain relief and decreased function. When u are ready is a discussion of the risk /benefit ratio.
Protrusio is associated with rheumatoid arthritis but also can occur in conditions that are congenital or acquired.
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Last updated Jun 20, 2014
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