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Transient Osteoporosis of Hip with Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome in a Pregnant Woman in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Sumathi Chellapa, Venkatesh Babu Subbiah

Citation Information : Chellapa S, Subbiah VB. Transient Osteoporosis of Hip with Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome in a Pregnant Woman in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. 2020; 2 (1):41-42.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10079-1016

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 17-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Case description: After normal delivery of her healthy child 20 days back, this 30-year-old woman presented to the authors with significant left hip pain and radiation to her left thigh limiting her routine activities. We are presenting the rare condition of transient osteoporosis of hip (TOH) with bone marrow edema which had been successfully managed with conservative treatment in the southern region of India. Conclusion: We validate that our Indian pregnant women can face the challenge of this rare condition of TOH with bone marrow edema which can be treated well.

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