The acetabular foramen is formed by the bony margins of the acetabular notch and completed by the transverse ligament of the hip. From its margins (both transverse ligament and acetabular notch) arises the ligamentum teres. Through it pass nutrient vessels to the femoral head epiphysis.
- 1. DS Chatha, R Arora "MR Imaging of the normal hip" Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 13 (205) 605-615
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