Authors: Christopher Bryden, Peter Robinson / Editor: Jason M Kendall / Reviewer: Tadgh Moriarty, Ines Corcuera / Codes: ELC5, ELP2, ELP3, ELP4, ELP5, SLO2, SLO4, TC2, TP6Published: 29/12/2023

A 53-year-old lady with MS presents with left hip and pelvic pain after a fall. She has difficulty in weight bearing since the fall a few days prior.

Clinical examination post analgesia proves largely unremarkable apart from severe pain in the left hip when an attempt is made to mobilise. A pelvic x-ray is ordered. Blood tests show no signs of inflammation or infection. Her urine hcg is negative.

The pelvic x-ray is shown:

Pelvic Pain CIC 1 small