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Femoracetabular Impingement

"Femoracetabular Impingement" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A pathologic mechanical process that can lead to hip failure. It is caused by abnormalities of the ACETABULUM and/or femur combined with rigorous hip motion, leading to repetitive collisions that damage the soft tissue structures.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Femoracetabular Impingement" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Femoracetabular Impingement" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2013
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