acetabular margin

acetabular margin

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the rim of bone around the acetabulum to which is attached the labrum acetabulare.
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sup][3] suggested that gradually increased shear stress at the acetabular margin was due to anterolateral migration of the femoral head in dysplastic hips.
The initial plain radiographs and computed tomography (CT) images of the left hip revealed a lateralized acetabular margin that extended laterally and distally from the posterolateral side of the acetabular rim (Figure 1(a)).
In our case, they were observed in the posterolateral portion facing the excessively lateralized acetabular margin in the neutral hip position.
Fragmentation of the anterior acetabular margin is frequently seen (Figure 4).
Deepening of the acetabulum leads to painful limitation of abduction as the femoral neck impinges on the superior acetabular margin.
The other beneficial effect of the procedure is that it reduces the impingement at the superior acetabular margin.
Multiple epiphyseal dysplasia is characterized by a near normal pelvis with some scalloping of the acetabular margin.