Champagne glass pelvis (achondroplasia)

Last revised by Dr Naim K on 03 Aug 2020

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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