FIGURE 3.27. (A) AP pelvis radiograph of a 74-year-old woman with chronic rheumatoid arthritis who presented with recent onset of intractable mechanical left hip pain. Radiographs were reported as superficially normal with only modest evidence of inflammatory degenerative changes, insufficient to solely explain the magnitude of her symptoms. (B) Arthroscopic view of the left hip from the an-terolateral portal revealing extensive articular surface erosion of both the femoral head (F) and acetabulum (A) with area of exposed bone (*) and extensive synovial disease.
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