Shenton line


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Shen·ton line

(shen'tŏn),
a curved line formed by the top of the obturator foramen and the inner side of the neck of the femur, seen on an anteroposterior frontal radiograph of a normal hip joint; it is disturbed in lesions of the joint such as subluxation, dislocation, or fracture.
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Shen·ton line

(shen'tŏn līn)
A curved line formed by the top of the obturator foramen and the inner side of the neck of the femur, seen on an anteroposterior frontal radiograph of a normal hip joint; it is disturbed in lesions of the joint such as dislocation or fracture.
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Shenton line

(shent′ŏnz)
[Thomas Shenton, Brit. radiologist, 1872–1955]
In radiography, a line determining the relationship of the head of the femur to the acetabulum. The line follows the inferior border of the ramus of the pubic bone and, continuing outward, follows the curve down the medial border of the neck of the femur.
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Shenton,

Edward Warren Hine, English radiologist, 1872-1955.
Shenton line - a curved line formed by the top of the obturator foramen and the inner side of the neck of the femur, seen on an anteroposterior frontal x-ray of a normal hip joint.
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