Groin Pain

Anatomically complex region
Injuries common in sports

Causes of Groin Pain:
Adductor muscles: tendinopathy | myofascial
Iliopsoas muscle: tendinopathy | bursitis | myofascial
Abdominal: external oblique aponeurosis tear | posterior inguinal wall weakness | prostatitis | urinary tract infection | gynecological
Pubic bone stress
Stress fracture: neck of femur | pubic ramus | acetabulum
Hip joint: labral tear | chondral lesion
Nerve entrapment: obturator | ilioinguinal | genitofemoral
Referred pain: lumbar spine | sacroiliac joint
Paediatric: transient synovitis | apophysitis of superior iliac spine | Perthe’s disease | Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Spondylarthropathies: Ankylosing spondylitis

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