A 46-year-old female asked:
Subcortical foci of increased signal are present suggestive of some sclerosis and marrow reactive changes in the left hip joint. there is a subcortical cyst in the acetabulum on the right hip measuring 5 mm - what does this mean?
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Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
The cyst is: an "incidental" finding of no clinical significance..the "reactive marrow and sclerosis indicates relatively RECENT INJURY to the hip joint or early degenerative arthritis Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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