Pelvic digit

Pelvic digit (also known as a pelvic rib or pelvic finger) is a rare congenital abnormality where there is development of bony tissue in the soft tissue pelvis (and less commonly in the abdomen). They can be associated with one or more pseudo-articulation. They are usually unilateral.

Treatment and prognosis

It is a benign entity and if incidentally discovered no further investigation is required. 

Differential diagnosis

General imaging differential considerations include:

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Article Information

rID: 10952
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pelvic digits
  • Pelvic rib
  • Pelvic ribs

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     Case 2: more than 1 digit
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