Femoroacetabular impingement: literature review

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To review the concept of the femoroacetabular impingement, its causes, pathogenesis, diagnosis and methods of treatment to increase the awareness among the practicing physicians.

Materials and methods.

literature data available from the medical data-bases was analyzed.


English-languaged literature was reviewed, key-points important to know were identified.


Femoroacetabular impingement is a condition with quite non-specific clinic. At the moment x-ray features of this condition are well-known, algorithms of diagnosis and methods of treatment are established.

About the authors

Nikita Olegovich Husainov

The Turner Institute for Children’s Orthopedics, Saint-Petersburg

Author for correspondence.
Email: nikita_husainov@mail.ru
MD, PhD student of the department of arthrogryposis. The Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children’s Orthopedics Russian Federation


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