X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

X-ray of osteoarthritis of the hip

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho

Figure 1 shows a normal hip.

Figure 2 shows osteoarthritis of the hip with loss of cartilage, narrowing of the joint space (the space between the bones), and bone spurs.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

Current as ofFebruary 24, 2016

Current as of: February 24, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology