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A 59-year-old female asked:

X-ray of pelvis and right hip found joints appearing normal. right groin ultrasound found prominent hip joint effusion indicating underlying synovitis. 2 weeks on anti inflammatory meds symptoms improved. one week later hip pain returned. what next?

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Dr. Marshall Bedder
Pain Management 38 years experience
Hip injection: You have an underlying inflammatory response as evidenced by your effusion. I would see about having a X-ray guided hip injection. The fluid aspirated can be examined and steroids can be injected for reduction of symptoms.

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