Champagne glass pelvis (achondroplasia)

The champagne glass pelvis is a helpful sign in achondroplasia in which the iliac blades are flattened, giving rise to a pelvic inlet that resembles a champagne glass. The acetabular angles are flattened (horizontal) and the sacrosciatic notch is small.

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rID: 21566
Section: Signs
Tags: refs, cases, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Champagne glass type pelvic inlet
  • Champagne glass sign of pelvis
  • Champagne glass appearance of pelvis
  • Champagne glass pelvic inlet

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