The acetabular notch in hip dysplasia

N. M A Portinaro, S. J E Matthews, M. K D Benson

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In the first few months of life, a notch may be seen on radiographs of the superolateral margin of the infant hip. It may be associated with a steeply inclined acetabular roof and may be an indicator of persistent neonatal instability or displacement of the femoral head.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-273
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery


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