Plain radiography in femoroacetabular impingement syndrome

  • Matic Ciglič Department of Traumatology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloška 2, 1000 Ljubljana
  • Klemen Stražar Orthopaedic Clinic, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Zaloška 9, 1000 Ljubljana
Keywords: hip, impingement syndrome, radiography, radiographic parameters, osteoarthritis


The aim of this article is to describe in detail the technique how to obtain radiographs with all the necessary information about hip pathology suggesting FAI. Radiographic factors of FAI and their significance are presented. Basic information about etiology, epidemiology and clinical presentation of FAI, together with current concept of its treatment, are provided as well. The problems regarding the timing of surgical intervention are also presented.


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Ciglič M, Stražar K. Plain radiography in femoroacetabular impingement syndrome. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1 [cited 27May2019];83(6). Available from: