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World J Orthop. Jul 18, 2015; 6(6): 498-504
Published online Jul 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i6.498
Femoroacetabular impingement with chronic acetabular rim fracture - 3D computed tomography, 3D magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopic correlation
Avneesh Chhabra, Shaun Nordeck, Vibhor Wadhwa, Sai Madhavapeddi, William J Robertson
Avneesh Chhabra, Shaun Nordeck, Vibhor Wadhwa, Sai Madhavapeddi, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9178, United States
William J Robertson, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9178, United States
Author contributions: Chhabra A and Robertson WJ designed research; Nordeck S, Wadhwa V and Madhavapeddi S performed research; Chhabra A, Nordeck S and Wadhwa V wrote the paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Chhabra A has received research grants from Siemens Medical solutions, Integra Life Sciences, GEAUR and Gatewood grant. He also serves as a research consultant with Siemens CAD systems; Robertson WJ serves as a consultant for Conmed Linvatec; the other authors have no potential conflict-of-interest relevant to the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Avneesh Chhabra, MD, Associate Professor, Section Chief, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9178, United States. avneesh.chhabra@utsouthwestern.edu
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Received: January 31, 2015
Peer-review started: January 31, 2015
First decision: March 6, 2015
Revised: March 13, 2015
Accepted: June 4, 2015
Article in press: June 8, 2015
Published online: July 18, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Rim fracture is an uncommon finding in the context of femoroacetabular impingement and its management can be aided by bony remodeling and labral-cartilage assessment on pre-operative 3D computed tomography and 3D magnetic resonance imaging.