FIGURE 14.8. (A) MRI for preoperative diagnosis of hip pathology. Along with labral and chondral pathology, MRI is valuable for detecting other pathologic lesions in and around the hip joint. MRI revealed a posterior ganglion (c) that was thought to be associated
with a small labral tear. (B) MRI with possible posterior labral tear (t). Given the findings of a posterior ganglion, suspicion for labral tear was heightened. A possible posterior tear was noted on the axial MRI image, and this was confirmed arthroscopically. a, anterior.
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