Shenton line

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Shenton line along the inferior aspect of the superior pubic ramus and the inferiomedial femoral neck.

Case Discussion

This pelvis is of an 11 month old. To draw the Shenton line, the inferior border of the superior pubic ramus is traced laterally and should smoothly extend to the inferomedial border of the proximal femur.

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Case information

rID: 2711
Published: 17th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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