Nelaton line

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Né·la·ton line

(nā-lah-tawn[h]'),
clinically obsolete term for a line drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine to the tuberosity of the ischium; normally the greater trochanter lies in this line, but in cases of iliac dislocation of the hip or fracture of the neck of the femur the trochanter is felt above the line.
Synonym(s): Roser-Nélaton line

Né·la·ton line

(nā-lah-ton[h]' līn)
A line drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine to the tuberosity of the ischium; normally the greater trochanter lies in this line, but in cases of iliac dislocation of the hip or fracture of the neck of the femur the trochanter is felt above the line.

Nélaton line

(nā-lă-ton′)
[Auguste Nélaton, Fr. surgeon, 1807–1873]
A line from the anterior superior spine of the ilium to the tuberosity of the ischium.

Nélaton,

Auguste, French surgeon, 1807-1873.
Nélaton bullet probe
Nélaton catheter
Nélaton dislocation - wedging of the astragalus between the widely separated tibia and fibula, usually complicated with fracture.
Nélaton drain
Nélaton fibers - Synonym(s): Nélaton sphincter
Nélaton fold
Nélaton line - a line drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine to the tuberosity of the ischium. Synonym(s): Roser-Nélaton line
Nélaton operation
Nélaton sphincter - the middle rectal fold. Synonym(s): Nélaton fibers
Nélaton syndrome - hereditary neuropathy. Synonym(s): Denny-Brown syndrome
Roser-Nélaton line - Synonym(s): Nélaton line