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What does this impression mean. interval destruction of the left hip joint involving the acetabulum as well as the left femoral head and neck. conside?

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Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
General Surgery 37 years experience
Joint problem: "interval destruction of left hip", the hip joint has suffered injury/damage to the point of destruction since the last Xray."acetabulum and femoral head", both parts of the hip joint, the pelvis socket (acetabulum), and the thigh bone (femur, femoral head), the rest of the interpretation appears to have been cut off.
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Need a hip replaced: From what you say your left hip is being eaten away by some process and if you like the idea of moving around will need it replaced at some point!

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Last updated May 31, 2018

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