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A 47-year-old male asked:

both ct and mri's revealed subchondral bone marrow edema in my sore left hip. what is that? all bloodwork was normal. thanks.

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Dr. Richard Blake
Podiatry 45 years experience
Subchondral Edema: This signifies bone reaction when stressed. Many if not the majority of sore hips are soft tissue injuries. But these tests suggest a possible bone problem. Please see an orthopedist or MD specializes in these injuries.

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