Name : morteza
Family : sanei taheri
Affiliation :Radiology Department,Shohada Tajrish Hospital,SBMU
Academic Degree : Associate Professor of Radiology
Resident : Hadi Zolfeghari
Gender : Female
Age : 48
A 48-year-old female patient was referred for 5 years history of the left hip pain, radiating to lower extremity with a hip snapping sensation. She had no history of trauma or surgery at or around the hip joint and femur. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine revealed post operative changes at L3-L4 due to same radiating pain.
Hip MRI revealed quadratus femoris muscle and common hamstring origin edema with concurrent narrowing of the ischiofemoral space. The distance of ischiofemoral space and quadratus femoris space were narrow. It was compatible with ischiofemoral impingement syndrome.
QFM or adductor muscle tear and tendinitis
snapping hip syndrome
ischiofemoral impingement syndrome
Discussion (Related Text)
Hip pain is a common cause of medical attention and diagnosis is difficult because the etiology is diverse. One of them, little known, is ischiofemoral impingement syndrome. Ischiofemoral impingement syndrome is known as one of the causes of hip pain due to impingement of Quadratus femoris muscle between ischium and femur, and usually correlated with trauma or operation.Quadratus femoris muscle is a flat muscle which has a orgin on the Lateral margin of the obturator ring above ischial tuberosity and insertion on the Quadrate tubercle and adjacent bone of intertrochanteric crest of proximal posterior femur.
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