Bilateral os acetabuli

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 56
Gender: Male

Pelvis

Modality: X-ray

 No fracture. Incidental note of bilateral os acetabuli and pistol grip deformity of the left femur which may cause femoro-acetabular impingement.     

Modality: Annotated image

Yellow arrow = os acetabuli

Blue arrow = pistol grip deformity

Case Discussion

Os acetabuli can be congenital and represent a normal variant or can be degenerative in nature and may indicate underlying pathology. 

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Case Information

rID: 28330
Case created: 21st Mar 2014
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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