A 45-year-old female asked:

How do you diagnosis avn wo mri due to icd? lft hip pain 3+yr sickle cell disease. xray&ct scan is normal. bone scan abnormal in lf hip/upper femur. pain getting worst. hard to walk, sit, open legs and squat.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Need MRI: The MRI is the gold standard and should be done to rule the diagnosis in or out. Why wasn't it done?
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