American Hip Institute

Radiographic, histologic, and arthroscopic findings in amorphous calcifications of the hip labrum.

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical, radiographic, histologic, and intraoperative findings of an amorphous calcification involving the acetabular labrum.

METHODS: From October 2008 to April 2013, all patients who underwent arthroscopic hip surgery for symptomatic intra-articular hip disorders and were found to have the characteristic calcific deposit involving the acetabular labrum were included. These patients were reviewed retrospectively on prospectively collected data. Radiographs were retrospectively evaluated for morphologic features of impingement and characteristics of labral calcification.

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