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Ischioplasty for Femoroischial ImpingementA Case Report
Walter H. Truong, MD, FRCSC1; M. Lucas Murnaghan, MD, MEd, FRCSC2; Sevan Hopyan, MD, PhD, FRCSC2; Simon P. Kelley, MB ChB, FRCS (Tr and Orth)2
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, 200 University Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55101. E-mail address: WTruong@Gillettechildrens.com
2 Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, S107, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada. E-mail address for M.L. Murnaghan: lucas.murnaghan@sickkids.ca. E-mail address for S. Hopyan: sevan.hopyan@sickkids.ca. E-mail address for S.P. Kelley: simon.kelley@sickkids.ca
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Investigation performed at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Copyright © 2012 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
JBJS Case Connector, 2012 Sep 26;2(3):e51 1-5. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.K.00177
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Hip pain with mechanical snapping is a common symptom with a wide-ranging differential diagnosis, including both extra and intra-articular etiologies. Femoroischial impingement should also be considered since many cases of recalcitrant hip pain may be misdiagnosed cases of this form of impingement.
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