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A Rare Case of Quadratus Femoris Muscle Rupture After Yoga Exercises
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Short Title: Clin.J.Sport Med.
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2015
Pages: e105 - 7
Sources ID: 30716
Notes: LR: 20170817; JID: 9103300; 2015/10/30 06:00 [entrez]; 2015/10/30 06:00 [pubmed]; 2017/07/20 06:00 [medline]; ppublish
Visibility: Public (group default)
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We present a case of a female patient with left groin pain after intense yoga exercises. The patient presented abnormal pattern of gait with no swelling over the groin, thigh, or buttock. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a tear of the quadratus femoris muscle with an associated extensive hematoma formation. Patient was treated with a rehabilitation program consisting of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physiotherapy. At the follow-up control, the patient had improved her pain and flexibility of the hip, and gradually she returned to daily activities and yoga exercises. Such an entity is a rare cause of hip pain after exercise and should be kept in mind by the orthopedic surgeon, in cases of gluteal pain after intense physical activity. Moreover, such a condition should be included in the diagnostic algorithm of unknown origin hip pain.