Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2017; 21(05): 547-560
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1606140
Review Article
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Current Concepts in Extra-articular Impingement of the Hip: Clinical Diagnosis, Imaging, and Treatment

Sarah L. Koles1, 2, Peter Salat1, 2, Andrea Veljkovic6, Óliver Marín-Peña3, Ara Kassarjian4, 5
  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 2Mayfair Diagnostics, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 3Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Cirugía de Cadera y Rodilla (Hip and Knee Surgery), Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor, Madrid, Spain
  • 4Department of Radiology, Corades, LLC, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 5Elite Sports Imaging, SL, Madrid, Spain
  • 6Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, St. Paul's Hospital, Footbridge Clinic, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Publication Date:
12 October 2017 (online)


Hip impingement syndromes, particularly femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, have attracted tremendous attention in the past decade. We address some of the less common hip impingement syndromes, mainly the extra-articular hip impingement syndromes. The clinical presentation, imaging, and treatment of anterior, posterior, and lateral hip impingement syndromes are discussed.