acetabular labrum

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Related to acetabular labrum: Ligamentum teres, Transverse acetabular ligament

ac·e·tab·u·lar la·brum

a fibrocartilaginous rim attached to the margin of the acetabulum of the hip bone.

acetabular labrum

a fibrocartilaginous collar on the rim of the acetabulum that crosses the acetabular notch as the transverse acetabular ligament and converts the notch into a foramen.


pl. labra [L.] an edge, rim or lip, e.g. upper lip of insects.

acetabular labrum
the ring of fibrocartilage that is attached to and deepens the acetabulum; large and thick in the horse and cow. Called also acetabular glenoidal labrum.
acetabular glenoidal labrum
see acetabular labrum (above).
articular labrum
a fibrocartilaginous rim around the edge of some joint sockets such as the acetabulum and the glenoid.
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Therefore, this study aimed to assess whether abnormal tissue embedded in the hip joint is avulsed acetabular cartilage, inverted acetabular labrum, or other types of tissues such as aberrant ligamentum teres, we harvested the disk-like abnormal tissue from the hip joint during surgery and performed histological staining to investigate its property.
Structure and vascularization of the acetabular labrum with regard to the pathogenesis and healing of labral lesions.
FAI results in maceration of the acetabular labrum between the femoral neck and osseous rim of the superior acetabulum.
17) With hip flexion and internal rotation in pincer FAI, the femoral neck abuts against the anterosuperior acetabular labrum (which in this case acts as a buffer), compressing it into the articular cartilage and subchondral bone (see
Not only could injury occur to the acetabular labrum, but the repetitive rotational velocities may also be contributing to joint ROM adaptations.
Corresponding coronal MR image shows filling defect to be a degenerated, hypertrophied acetabular labrum (arrows), a common consequence of dysplastic hip morphology.
This contact causes abnormal stress on the acetabular labrum and articular cartilage.
Longitudinal ultrasound images demonstrate tiny calcifications (arrowhead) within the anterior acetabular labrum (A= acetabulum, F = femoral head).
Hickman JM, Peters CL: Hip pain in the young adult: Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the acetabular labrum and acetabular dysplasia.
This review examines the structure and function of the acetabular labrum, investigates the epidemiology and etiology of labral tears as well as the current conservative and surgical treatment.
This case report includes a description of the relevant examination and treatment procedures as well as a discussion of hip instability and the acetabular labrum.