Hip Pain or Groin Pain is a common condition affecting both men and women for a wide range of reasons, that we are going to discuss in a series of posts.
We are going to start with Hip Pain in Women.
Causes are :
1- Arthritis: Chronic arthritis or wear&tear pain is the commonest cause of pain in women and may be due to Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, and many other syndromes.
2- Hip Fractures either traumatic or pathologic due to osteoporosis.
3- Hernia whether Inguinal or Femoral hernia.
4- Tendinitis or Bursitis.
5- Gynecologic Causes such as osteitis pubis or inflammation of pelvic bones due to gynecologic infections.
6- Referred Back Pain due to disc prolapse, Paraspinal muscle spasm,…etc
7- Osteomyelitis ( chronic bone infection).
8- Bone Tumours :
* Malignant ( primary or secondary from elsewhere ).