Os acetabuli

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy


A known case of metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma to lung , subjected to multiple lines of treatment under follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

A large unfused secondary ossification center of the right acetabulum is seen located at the anterosuperior margin, consistent with an os acetabuli

Case Discussion

Os acetabuli are unfused secondary ossification centers of the acetabulum located at the anterosuperior margin.

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Case information

rID: 52111
Published: 22nd Mar 2017
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2017
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