Paper # 127: Sex-Specific Hip Morphology in Young Adults with Hip Pain and Labral Tears

  • Hetsroni I
  • Torre K
  • Duke G
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Abstract Background and Objective Hip impingement with labral tears is an accepted diagnosis in young adults with insidious non-arthritic hip pain. To date, gender-specific morphological data in these patients is lacking. Our objective was to compare males and females hip morphology in this population of athletic individuals. Methods Our hip arthroscopy registry from March 2008 to April 2010 was reviewed. Inclusion criteria were: age 18-30, insidious pain, MRI confirming labral tear, and primary arthroscopy. Exclusion criteria were: revision arthroscopy, high energy trauma, history of femur or pelvis fractures, Tonnis grade >1, proliferative hip disease, and deformities including Perthes, SCFE, or DDH. CT reviewed included acetabulum and proximal femur version analyses, femoral neck alpha angle, lateral and anterior center edge angles, and neck-shaft angle. Results The cohort included 123 male and 74 female hips. Females had lower functional scores (p

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Authors

  • Iftach Hetsroni

  • Katrina Dela Torre

  • Gavin Duke

  • Stephen L. Lyman

  • Bryan T. Kelly

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