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Hips Pop and Drop

Author: Oluseyi Obadeyi, MD\
Peer-Reviewer/Final Editor: Mark Hopkins, MD

A 13-year-old female softball player presents to the emergency department with left hip pain. She reports her pain started while she was running to first base. She has significant pain with walking or trying to bear weight. The exam is remarkable for point tenderness over the left pelvis but she is neurovascularly intact.

Image 1: AP x-ray of the pelvis. Image from Ortho EM Pearls Image Bank


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