"Femoracetabular Impingement" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A pathologic mechanical process that can lead to hip failure. It is caused by abnormalities of the ACETABULUM and/or femur combined with rigorous hip motion, leading to repetitive collisions that damage the soft tissue structures.
- Femoracetabular Impingement
- Femoracetabular Impingements
- Impingement, Femoracetabular
- Impingements, Femoracetabular
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