Perkin line

Case contributed by A.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
Case created: 17th May 2008
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Tag: ddh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded