Adult normal pelvis: annotated iliac oblique view

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


Adult normal pelvis.

Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Female
Annotated image
  1. Ilioischial line (posterior column)
  2. Anterior acetabular wall
  3. Roof of acetabulum
  4. Iliac crest

Case Discussion

The iliac oblique view is obtained on a supined patient with the unaffected side of the pelvis rotated anteriorly at 45°. The x-ray beam is directed vertically toward the affected hip.

It is useful to assess the posterior column and anterior wall.

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Case information

rID: 46752
Published: 15th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included