The transient synovitis is an inflammation of the tissues around the hip, which usually affects children between 3 and 10 years. It is the most common cause of sudden hip pain in children.
Its typical symptoms are pain in the groin area, with lameness and inability to walk.
As indicated by the name, this condition is transient, lasts a short time (5 to 10 days).
Causes of transient synovitis
There are multiple factors that can cause the onset of transient synovitis, and almost all are banal. From poor posture and slight falls, to systemic viral processes that present with pain of the hip joint.
Treatment of transient synovitis
The treatment of transient synovitis is rest, download the affected limb and take anti - inflammatories.
The specialist in child Traumatology visit the child in the 7-10 days to check good typical evolution in this process.