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The Living Skeleton: Pelvis & Hip

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Normal

Normal adult hip joint (acetabulum + femur)

Normal

Normal hip joint ((adolescent); grwoth plate (physis) is visible in femur

Normal

Normal hip joint (child); growth plate (physis) in femur visible

Normal

Normal pelvis (adult): sacrum, acetabulum, ischium, ilium

Normal

Normal pelvis and hip joint (adult)

Fracture

Fractured acetabulum (adult) due to a motorcycle accident

Fracture:
Total Hip

Surgical reconstruction of fractured acetabulum and total hip joint replacement

Fracture

Common hip fracture (adult)

Fracture: Post-surgery

Surgical fixation of hip fracture pictured above using hip screw

Osteo
arthritis

Typical hip joint (elderly adult) showing evidence of joint space narrowing (osteoarthritis) and loss of bone density (osteoporosis)

Total Hip Joint

One example of a total hip (acetabular cup + femoral head)

Hip
Dysplasia

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in a child

Genetic Disease:

Exostosis

Multiple Hereditary Exostoses around the hip joint (15 year old), autosomal dominant genetic disease. The extra bone can produce abnormal joint development and pain.


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