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is arthritis in pelvis rare?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Hip arthritis: The hip is part of the pelvis and is an extremely common area for arthritis. It presents with pain and difficulty walking. Treatment includes medications therapy injections and possible surgery.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 16 years experience
Define pelvis: Arthritis occurs at joints- and is wear and tear between the bones. The bones of the pelvis are large and they have only a few articulation a. The hip joint, sacroiliac joint, and pubic symphysis are the potential places for arthritis in this region.

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A 44-year-old female asked:

Is it typical to have arthritis in pelvis at 44?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Uncommon but it depe: Arthiritis usually means inflammation in the joints. So in the pelvis we have hip joints as the main joints but there are also spinal and pelvic joint unions(sarcro-illiac joints). There are two types of arthritis: osteoarthritis is degenrtrative joint disease , mostly occuring after 50 years of age. Other arhtritis is called rheumatoid arthritis which typically occurs at younger age in 20-40s.

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