Coxitis, with full, hurried or intermittent pulse, great restlessness and intense thirst, the pain following the whole tract of the crural nerve; drawing, tearing pains. During first stage and often as an intercurrent remedy.
Sudden appearance of the inflammatory symptoms, with high temperature, hardly any prodromal stage. Synovitis serosa seu catarrhalis; sore pain about left hip-joint, later weakness, unsteadiness, trembling in the joint.
After local injury; drawing, pressive pain in left hip-joint, thigh being extended, when sitting; hip-joint as if sprained; boring, tearing pains shifting from right hip-joint to various parts, (<) at night, cannot find an easy position; swelling hard, hot and shining.
Third stage; the child is emaciated, exhausted, restless; diarrhoea (<) in the middle of the night; constant thirst for small quantities at a time; pain back of great trochanter, extending down the thigh posteriorly, then towards the knee anteriorly, embracing the patella, down the tibia to the ankle; pain somewhat relieved by flexion of the knee (Arsenicum iod.).
Third stage; syphilitic diathesis complicated with the effects of mercury; inflammations and caries of the bones; cramplike sensation in region of hip, and of the inner brim of the pelvis, with fine stitches in glutei muscles, which are worse by rubbing.
Thigh and legs feel lame and weak, with tensive pain and pressure in the thigh, as if a tight bandage were drawn around it; weakness in the region of the head of femur, and inability to walk, owing to severe pains, as if the head of the femur had been crushed; swelling and burning heat of the skin over the affected parts, (<) evening and at night, in warm room and when rising, better in the open air and when resting; drowsiness, with inability to go to sleep; congestion to head.
Tearing and darting pains in hip-joint, (<) by pressing the head of the bone inward, accompanied by rigidity, tension and stiffness of the muscles.
Second stage; chronic protracted cases, pus curdy and ropy or curdy and watery; pain in nates when touched, as from subcutaneous suppuration, less when sitting or at rest than when moving or walking; pain as from ulceration in the hip-joint; numbness in the hip and thigh; limping gait or walking on the tip of the toes, (<) at night and mornings, from cold, pressure of the clothes, (>) by warmth, loosening of garments, and drawing up the limbs; frequent desire for boiled eggs; glandular swellings; great prostration with diarrhoea.
Third stage, where it may stop the further destruction of the bone and the suppuration, and promotes new organization; nates fall asleep; stinging-itching burning on small spots; sore pain
in thighs, with aching in the sacral bones; knees pain as if sprained, sore when walking; longing for bacon (Calcarea fluor.).
Excessive prostration; the ulcers have a livid appearance, and emit a foetid odor; ichorous, offensive, blackish discharge; third stage; hectic fever dependent upon long-lasting suppuration.
Hip disease with profuse suppuration, sweat and diarrhoea; drawing pains in bones of thighs, as if periosteum had been scraped with a dull knife; limbs pain, especially joints, as if bruised, (<) in rest, (>) moving; emaciation.
Second and third stage; sharp, cramplike pain in sacrum or hip; cutting or crampy pains from hip to knees, causing him to limp; (<) from least motion or touch and after sun down; (>) from rest and heat; hipjoint feels as if femur were fastened to os innominatum with iron claws, accompanied by pains which dart periodically from sacro-lumbar muscles into thigh; periosteal rheumatism about the hip, pains (<) at night; lies upon the affected side with bent- up knees; green diarrhoea; difficult urination of dark urine.