Adult normal pelvis: acetabular radiological anatomy

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

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  1. Anterior acetabular wall.
  2. Posterior acetabular wall.
  3. Acetabular roof.
  4. Iliopectineal line.
  5. Ilioischial line.
  6. Radiographic U (Tear drop).

Case Discussion

These landmarks are very useful for the diagnosis of acetabular fractures.

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Case information

rID: 42261
Published: 14th Jan 2016
Last edited: 5th Sep 2020
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