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Lymphoma as a Mimicker of Femoroacetabular ImpingementA Case Report
Jonathan M. Frank, MD1; Rachel M. Frank, MD1; Peter N. Chalmers, MD1; Bryan Haughom, MD1; Shane J. Nho, MD, MS1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612. E-mail address for J.M. Frank: jon.m.frank@gmail.com
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

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Copyright © 2013 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
JBJS Case Connector, 2013 Aug 28;3(3):e86 1-4. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.M.00030
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Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is an increasingly recognized source of hip pain in the young athletic patient population1. As awareness regarding the presentation and physical examination findings consistent with this diagnosis grows, an increase in the incidence of its diagnosis is likely to occur. Most patients present with anterior hip or groin pain that is exacerbated with activities that promote flexion, internal rotation, and/or adduction of the involved hip. Patients will often have difficulty getting into and out of a vehicle and putting on socks and shoes, and they also experience pain with prolonged sitting2. There is a wide variety of possible diagnoses in patients presenting with vague anterior hip or groin pain, including osteoarthritis, sports hernia, femoral neck stress fracture, pubalgia, and malignancy.
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