snapping hip

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snap·ping hip

a condition in which the fascia lata or gluteus maximus muscle under tension, moving over the greater trochanter of the proximal end of the femur or the iliopsoas tendon moves over the lesser trochanter and causes a click.

snapping hip

Etymology: ME, snappen + AS, hype
a condition in which a tendon slips over the greater trochanter of the femur when the hip is moved, possibly producing a loud, snapping sound.

snapping hip

A slipping of the soft tissue around the hip joint, producing an palpable snapping sensation or audible snapping sound. Snapping hip syndrome may be caused by internal, external, or intra-articular factors. Synonym: coxa saltans.

external snapping hip

A popping sound heard and felt at the hip joint. It is usually caused by the iliotibial tract or the anterior border of the gluteus maximus passing over the greater trochanter as the hip moves from extension to flexion.

internal snapping hip

A popping sound heard and felt at the hip joint. It is usually produced by the iliopsoas tendon passing over the iliopectineal eminence as the hip moves from flexion to extension. The iliopsoas bursa may also be implicated in cases of internal snapping hip syndromes.

intra-articular snapping hip

Snapping hip syndrome caused by an intra-articular lesion, including loose bodies within the joint space or folds in the synovial capsule. Labral tears may also be implicated but tend to produce significant pain.
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If the clinical features and physical examination reveal a typical, painful audible snap, hip arthroscopy is an excellent option for the treatment of either iliopsoas tendon impingement or snapping hip syndrome.
Surgical management of internal snapping hip syndrome: A systematic review evaluating open and arthroscopic approaches.
Endoscopic treatment of snapping hips, iliotibial band, and iliopsoas tendon.
The low prevalence and variable causes of snapping hip syndrome can lead to difficulties in creating optimal treatment plans.
13) One study focusing on snapping hip syndrome identified cases by questionnaire, asking dancers if their hips could "snap, pop, crack, click, or dislocate.
Iliopsoas bursa imaging: efficacy in depicting abnormal iliopsoas tendon motion in patients with internal snapping hip syndrome.
42) Alternatively, if the patient has a snapping hip, this could be a manifestation of a tight iliotibial band resulting in snapping over the greater trochanter.
Discomfort with batt seconde is a common complaint in dancers with hip pathology, such as snapping hip and iliopsoas tendinitis.
Lateral snapping hip occurs between 14 and 16 years of age for approximately 50% of dancers.
A snapping hip questionnaire was completed by 87 unselected elite ballet dancers at two institutions.
Yamamoto Y, Hamada Y, Ide T, Usui I: Arthroscopic surgery to treat intra-articular type snapping hip.