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Hips Don’t Lie

Author: Theron A. Andrus, DO
Peer-Reviewer: Dwayne D’Souza, MD, CAQ-SM
Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

A 73 year old male presents to the ED with chief complaint of right hip pain. He reports no injury or falls. He states he  attempted to rise out of his vehicle just before going to physical therapy. He endorses he went to lift his right leg slightly and stated, “I felt a pop.” 

Image 1. Plain radiograph of the right hip. Author’s own images. 


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