transient synovitis

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transient synovitis

n.
A painful hip condition of children, usually of boys and generally affecting only one hip, having an unknown cause and producing symptoms similar to those of osteochondritis deformans juvenilis. Also called pseudocoxalgia.
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Bell, "Ultrasound examination of the irritable hip," The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery--British Volume, vol.
More important is the distinction between the irritable hip and a septic joint since the latter requires emergent treatment.
and his associates did a retrospective study of children with acutely irritable hip and concluded that four predictors--the white blood cell count and sedimentation rate cited by Dr.
A total of 154 consecutive children with intact immune systems and no recent surgery presenting to a tertiary care center with an acutely irritable hip were evaluated in a systematic manner: history, physical, laboratory assessment, x-rays, joint fluid analysis, and so forth.
He thought it was a legacy of the virus and later said it was irritable hip.