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2005 Prognosis of trochanteric pain in primary care

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Description: Trochanteric pain is the second most important diagnosis of hip problems presenting in primary care, but its incidence and prognosis in this context is largely unknown. AIM: To determine the 1- and 5-year prognoses of trochanteric pain and the predictive variables for consistent complaints.
CONCLUSION: Trochanteric pain is shown to be a chronic disease in a substantial number of patients. The disorder is associated with much impairment when conducting daily activities.
Prognosis of trochanteric pain in primary care. Lievense A, Bierma-Zeinstra S, Schouten B, Bohnen A, Verhaar J, Koes B. Br J Gen Pract. 2005 Mar;55(512):199-204.

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Author/Contact: Lievense et al
Institution: Br J Gen Pract
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Language: English

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