Acetabulum


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Acetabulum

An ancient Roman unit of volume approximately equivalent to 68 milliliters.
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There was also some irregularity and sclerosis over the anterior roof of the acetabulum on the MRI.
There were numerous nodular structures on the inner and outer surface of the bile duct due to attachment of parasites by means of their acetabulum (Fig.
3 cases of Type-IV were treated a week later for their seriously concomitant fracture of acetabulum.
Embedded tissues in the acetabulum were harvested and labeled for further histological study.
A posterior approach is generally recommended because it will allow direct visualization of the posterior wall of the acetabulum and protection of sciatic nerve and artery [1, 20, 21].
The pelvic X-ray showed false acetabulum, broken Shenton's line which was worse on the left side, severe arthritis changes such as diminished joint space, ossified neolimbi on both sides as shown in figure 1 (arrows), large osteophytes and bony spurs, loss of cartilage, massive sclerotic changes on both sides, dislocation on the left and subluxation on the right side.
Generally, fractures of the posterior wall of the acetabulum cannot be managed by a percutaneous approach because reduction of marginal impaction is often necessary.
Pelvis X-ray showed a normal femoral head and coxofemoral joint and a bony spur starting from the lateral corner of the right acetabulum and lying toward the anterior part of the hip joint, which was consistent with pelvic digit (Figure 4).
However, complications associated with severe disability have been reported with bipolar hemiarthroplasty, including hip dislocation from the native acetabulum.