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iliotibial band friction syndrome

 

Definition: a painful condition affecting the hip, thigh, or knee; produced by irritation of the iliotibial tract as it glides over the greater trochanter, anterior superior iliac spine, Gerdy tubercle, or the iliotibial band syndrome (q.v.); sometimes associated with a snapping or grating sensation.

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