Morphological pattern of femoroacetabular impingement (fai) in patients with initial stages of coxarthritis

  • M.S. Pushkar
  • V.H. Lutsyshyn
  • A.V. Kalashnikov
  • V.M. Maiko
  • O.V. Maiko
  • R.A. Kuzmov
Keywords: coxarthritis, hip joint, femoroacetabular impingement, acetabular labrum tears


The study is based on the morphological research of the parts of bone protuberance at the femoral head-neck junction at cam-deformity and/or of the marginal acetabulum osteophytes at pincer-impingement obtained during hip arthroscopy in patients with I–II stages of coxarthrosis and femoroacetabular impingement. Morphological studies show that chronic trauma as a result of femoroacetabular impingement causes an inflammatory periosteum proliferation at the femoral head-neck junction among the vast majority of patients, accompanied by the bone mass increase and results in changes identical to the morphological manifestations of osteoarthritis.


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Pushkar, M., Lutsyshyn, V., Kalashnikov, A., Maiko, V., Maiko, O., & Kuzmov, R. (2017). Morphological pattern of femoroacetabular impingement (fai) in patients with initial stages of coxarthritis. Reports of Morphology, 23(2), 269-273. Retrieved from