NC70.0/S70 Abrasion of hip



Abrasion of the hip is caused by friction, usually from a hard surface, against the skin of the hip area.


Abrasion of the hip can usually be diagnosed by physical examination. Symptoms may include redness, tenderness, and pain in the hip area.

Differential diagnosis

Abrasion of the hip can be differentiated from other conditions such as bruises, contusions, or lacerations of the skin.


Treatment for abrasion of the hip typically includes wound care with cleaning and dressing of the affected area, as well as pain relief medications.


The prognosis for abrasion of the hip is generally good, as the wound typically resolves with proper care and treatment. However, if the wound becomes infected, further treatment may be necessary.

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