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    X-Ray of Osteoarthritis of the Hip

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    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 ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerStanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
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