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X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

X-ray of osteoarthritis of the hip

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho

Figure 1 shows a normal hip.

Figure 2 shows osteoarthritis of the hip with loss of cartilage, narrowing of the joint space (the space between the bones), and bone spurs.

Current as ofApril 1, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology