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2020 Jan-Feb

Radiol Bras



Hip pain in childhood.


Ribeiro S C, Barreto K S S, Alves C B S, Almendra Neto O L, da Nóbrega M V, de Braga L R C
Radiol Bras. 2020 Jan-Feb; 53(1):63-68.
PMID: 32313339.


Hip pain in a child can have infectious, inflammatory, traumatic, neoplastic, or developmental causes, which can make the diagnosis challenging. Meticulous history taking and a detailed clinical examination guide the radiological investigation. In this article, we address some of the main causes of hip pain in childhood and their findings on diagnostic imaging.