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what is: partial detachment of the labrum?
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what is: partial detachment of the labrum?

I have had 6 surgeries in the last 2 years do to groin pain.  I do not know if this was the cause the whole time, they kept doing different things each time because they could not figure out why I was still in pain.  I just had an MRI with contrast and my doctor has not called me back yet with the results but I can see them online.  Can someone tell me what this means Please?  

IMPRESSION:

1. Findings consistent with diffuse partial detachment of the labrum superiorly.
2. Mild subcortical signal alteration of the acetabulum posteriorly possibly
related to degenerative cyst formation.

Thank you!
Tags: Hip Labral, labrum
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Hi there!

The labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the socket of the hip joint (acetabulum), in the pelvis. The MRI described a tear in the labrum with associated degenerative changes and possible cyst formation, which could be responsible for the symptoms. I would suggest discussing the situation and the suggested management plan in detail with your treating orthopedician.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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