Hilgenreiner's and Perkin's line (diagram)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Perkin's line is drawn vertically though the lateral most aspect of the acetabular roof, perpendicular to Hilgenreiner's line. The ossified femoral head should be located in the inferomedial quadrant created.

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Case information

rID: 2713
Published: 17th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: ddh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded