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Although the scope of this chapter is to identify the extraarticular causes of hip pain, for completeness sake, we would like to briefly mention a few intraar-ticular sources of hip pain. Intraarticular hip pathology may be an important cause of groin or thigh pain. Some of the more important or more frequent diagnoses to consider include synovitis, loose congenital or traumatic bodies, septic or osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis, torn acetabular labrum, or a hypertrophied ligamentum teres.


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