Bilateral chondrolysis of the hip following liver transplantation

Ofir Chechik*, Samuel Dekel

*Corresponding author for this work

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A 32-year-old woman with bilateral hip chondrolysis diagnosed 2 years following allogeneic liver transplantation is described. Severe osteoarthritis was demonstrated on physical examination, serial radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging. Only four cases of chondrolysis in solid organ recipients have been described in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-300
Number of pages4
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2009


  • Chondrolysis
  • Hip
  • Liver transplantation
  • MRI
  • Multifocal


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