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Sex Differences in Lower Extremity Injuries

Knee and Hip

Hughston Society ACL and FAI - April 13, 2019

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The AAOS Women’s Health Issues Advisory Board (WHIAB) seeks to advocate, advance, and serve as a resource on sex and gender differences in musculoskeletal health. Females suffer from injury/disease in different ways than males. Recognizing sex-related differences is critical to optimizing patient care.


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