Adult normal pelvis: acetabular radiological anatomy

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Medical Imaging Anatomy Course rego now open!

  1. Anterior acetabular wall.
  2. Posterior acetabular wall.
  3. Acetabular roof.
  4. Iliopectineal line.
  5. Ilioischial line.
  6. Radiographic U (Tear drop).

Case Discussion

These landmarks are very useful for the diagnosis of acetabular fractures.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 42261
Published: 14th Jan 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.