A 13 year old male presented on 12-20-96 with pain, clicking,
and grinding of his right hip. Those symptoms persisted for
3 years and were exacerbated by activity especially while
playing goalie in ice hockey. The plain films were negative
at that time, was treated conservatively then released from
care. On 10-14-99, at almost age 16, his mother took him to
an orthopedic surgeon due to persistent and increasing symptoms
of his right hip for the last three years.
Slight grinding was noted on internal and external rotation
of the right femur in the area of the right inguinal area.
Patrick's FABER test elicited pain in the same region.
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