transverse acetabular ligament


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transverse acetabular ligament

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portion of the acetabular labrum that passes across the acetabular notch.

transverse acetabular ligament

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The acetabular labrum is a triangular fibrocartilaginous structure that forms a horseshoe-shaped attachment to the acetabular rim, which connects the acetabulum to the underlying transverse acetabular ligament [Figure 1]a.
8 The vascular compromise of femoral head may also be caused due to excessive abduction and internal rotation during the maintenance of reduction in Spica cast or injury to circumflex artery while cutting the transverse acetabular ligament.
The ligament, which is pyramidal in shape, may consist of multiple bundles, and blends with the transverse acetabular ligament.
Otherwise, through the same incision, the inferomedial hip joint capsule was opened, the ligamentum teres was excised, and the transverse acetabular ligament was sectioned to obtain an anatomic reduction during the same operative session.
3,9) It is triangular in cross-section, thinner antero-inferiorly, thicker and rounded posteriorly and merges with the transverse acetabular ligament at the inferior border of the acetabular rim.