Adult normal pelvis: annotated obturator oblique view
Adult normal pelvis.
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- Iliopectineal line
- Posterior acetabular wall
- Acetabular roof
- Obturator foramen
Obturator oblique view is obtained on a supined patient with the injuried side of pelvis rotated anteriorly at 45°. The x-ray beam is directed vertically toward the affected hip.
It is useful to assess the obturator ring, anterior column (Iliopectineal line), and posterior wall of the acetabulum.
- Emergency Radiology. Springer. (2007) ISBN:3540689087.