is a clinical condition characterized by an audible or
palpable pop of the coxo-femoral joint, frequently asymptomatic. In some cases,
the shot is painful and this condition is known as "snap hip
syndrome". There are three different types:
External: it is the most common
typology and is characterized by the click in the lateral region of the hip;
the shot is shown when you walk or when you rotate the hip; the shot is not
always painful and tends to disappear without specific cares.
Internal extra articular: it is
characterized by the click in the anterior region of the hip; the shot is shown
when you move from an externally flex-rotated position to an internally extended-rotated
position; the shot is painful and there is also the trochanteric bursitis.
Internal intra-articular: it is
caused by injuries of the acetabular labrum, cartilage lesions or
calcifications; the shot is not always painful and can disappear without