They elaborated the diagnosis and treatment of adhesive capsulitis of the hip as follows:
1. Adhesive capsulitis of the hip is a supposedly rare but probably underestimated condition which predominantly affects middle-aged women.
2. Clinical assessment reveals a painful limitation of joint mobility. (may be capsular pattern)
3. The diagnosis is confirmed by arthrography, where the crucial factor is a joint capacity below 12ml.
1. Osteoarthritis and
2. complex regional pain syndrome type 1 are the two main differential diagnoses.
The first-line treatment consists of sustained-release corticosteroid intra-articular injections and physical therapy. Arthroscopy and manipulation under anaesthesia