Case and analysis by U. Sharma, MD,

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Not your typical cause of hip pain

While waiting for space in a shelter, the homeless patient was hospitalized — a fortuitous event. A homeless, young, recent immigrant from Mexico came to the ER. He attributed his worsening left hip pain to a leg injury sustained while lifting a heavy couch a few months earlier. The hip was exquisitely tender with a…

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