Rare Cause of Hip Pain: Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip-Two Case Reports


Sas S. , Kocak F. A. , Kurt E. E. , Erdem H. R. , Tuncay F.

TURK OSTEOPOROZ DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OSTEOPOROSIS, cilt.21, ss.141-144, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tod.40412
  • Dergi Adı: TURK OSTEOPOROZ DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF OSTEOPOROSIS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.141-144

Özet

Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare disease affecting especially middle-aged men and women in the third trimester of pregnancy with unknown etiology. It has a benign course with spontaneous resolution. Transient osteoporosis may be confused with other diseases such as avascular necrosis. Early diagnosis is important to identify and plan correct treatment. In this report, two male cases with complaint of hip pain and difficulty in walking, which were diagnosed with TOH was presented by reviewing current literature.