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Diagnosing severe hip arthritis with X-ray

In a severe hip arthritis X-ray, the joint space is absent, which means the cartilage has worn away, and the bones can rub against each other. The X-ray also shows the development of bone spurs and deformity of the bones in the joint.

Source: Medical News Today

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