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A 21-year-old male collegiate baseball player developed acute onset of right hip pain doing squats while working out with weights. His symptoms persisted for 3 months despite restricting his activities and participation in a trial of physical therapy and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medications. Radiographs were unremarkable, but an MRI revealed evidence of labral pathology (Figure 2.8A). With the history of injury, persistent mechanical symptoms refractory to conservative measures, and imaging findings, arthroscopy was recommended. Labral damage was identified as well as an associated area of articular fragmentation at the articular labral junction not evident on MRI (Figure 2.8B). Labral debridement and chondroplasty

FIGURE 2.7. A 29-year-old woman with pain and catching of the (arrow). (B) Arthroscopic view from the anterolateral portal dem-left hip. (A) A sagittal gadolinium arthrography with magnetic res- onstrates isolated tearing of the anterior labrum (arrows). (JWT Byrd. onance imaging (MRA) image reveals a tear of the anterior labrum Sports Med Arthrosc Rev 10:153, 2002, with permission.)

FIGURE 2.7. A 29-year-old woman with pain and catching of the (arrow). (B) Arthroscopic view from the anterolateral portal dem-left hip. (A) A sagittal gadolinium arthrography with magnetic res- onstrates isolated tearing of the anterior labrum (arrows). (JWT Byrd. onance imaging (MRA) image reveals a tear of the anterior labrum Sports Med Arthrosc Rev 10:153, 2002, with permission.)

FIGURE 2.8. A 21-year-old collegiate baseball player with acute onset of right hip pain doing squats. (A) Coronal MRI image demonstrates evidence of labral pathology (arrow).

(B) Arthroscopic view demonstrates labral pathology (arrows).

(C) As the labrum is debrided, associated articular damage at the articular labral junction is uncovered (arrows).

were performed (Figure 2.8C) with prompt symptomatic resolution.

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