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Rare disease
An unusual cause of hip pain
  1. Rizwan Rajak,
  2. Jeremi Camilleri
  1. Rheumatology Department, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rizwan Rajak, rizrajak{at}


The authors describe a case of bilateral transient regional osteoporosis of the hips occurring in a primigravida patient, which resolved spontaneously postpartum, leaving no residual damage. The authors review the existing literature regarding this disease.

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