Artritis en la cadera

El cartílago normalmente protege la articulación permitiendo el movimiento suave y también amortigua el golpe cuando se hace presión sobre la articulación, como al caminar. La artritis involucra el rompimiento del cartílago. En ausencia de la cantidad normal de cartílago, los huesos de la articulación se rozan ocasionando dolor, hinchazón y rigidez..

Artritis  en la cadera

Revision

Last reviewed 3/22/2013 by Ariel D. Teitel, MD, MBA, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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