Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 3

The Blue Bulge Sign. Arthroscopic Tips to Identify and Decompress an Atypical Hip Paralabral Cyst

Luis Perez-Carro1*, Jegathesan T2, Oscar Perez-Fernandez1, Mohamed Mahmoud Elghandour1 and David Gouveia1

1Orthopedic Surgery Department, Hospital Mompia, Santander, Cantabria, Spain
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore

*Corresponding Author: Luis Perez Carro, Orthopedic Surgery Department, Hospital Mompia, Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

Received: January 25, 2024; Published: February 05, 2024


We present the case of a 49-year-old woman who developed gradual left hip pain, both mechanically and at rest. She was subsequently evaluated for the presence of a large, atypical, anterior inferomedial paralabral cyst in addition to the conventional features of hip femoroacetabular impingement. Her persistent symptoms were successfully treated via hip arthroscopy. Technical details for identifying and locating this paralabral cyst as well as decompression of its contents are discussed in greater detail in this article, as are intraoperative arthroscopy images.

Keywords: Paralabral Cyst; Hip; Arthroscopy; Cyst Decompression


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Citation: Luis Perez-Carro., et al. “The Blue Bulge Sign. Arthroscopic Tips to Identify and Decompress an Atypical Hip Paralabral Cyst".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.3 (2024): 02-05.


Copyright: © 2024 Luis Perez-Carro., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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