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Which hip morphology measures and patient factors are associated with age of onset and symptom severity in femoroacetabular impingement syndrome?

Nicholas J Murphy, Laura E Diamond, Kim L Bennell, Alexander Burns, Edward Dickenson, Jillian Eyles, Camdon Fary, Stuart M Grieve, Damian R Griffin, Young Jo Kim, James M Linklater, David G Lloyd, Robert Molnar, Rachel L O'Connell, John O'Donnell, Sunny Randhawa, Parminder J Singh, Libby Spiers, Tran Phong, Tim Wrigley Show all



BACKGROUND: Bony morphology is central to the pathomechanism of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS), however isolated radiographic measures poorly predict symptom onset and severity. More comprehensive morphology measurement considered together with patient factors may better predict symptom presentation. This study aimed to determine the morphological parameter(s) and patient factor(s) associated with symptom age of onset and severity in FAIS. METHODS: 99 participants (age 32.9 ± 10.5 years; body mass index (BMI 24.3 ± 3.1 kg/m2; 42% females) diagnosed with FAIS received standardised plain radiographs and magnetic resonance scans. Alpha angle in four radial planes (superior to ante..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This study was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia grant (APP1069278) and by the Australian Hip Arthroscopy Education and Research Foundation.