Retroversion of the acetabulum. A cause of hip pain.

  title={Retroversion of the acetabulum. A cause of hip pain.},
  author={David A. Reynolds and J. Lucas and Kaj Klaue},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={81 2},
We describe a little-known variety of hip dysplasia, termed 'acetabular retroversion', in which the alignment of the mouth of the acetabulum does not face the normal anterolateral direction, but inclines more posterolaterally. The condition may be part of a complex dysplasia or a single entity. Other than its retroversion, the acetabulum is sited normally on the side wall of the pelvis, and its articular surface is of normal extent and configuration. The retroverted orientation may give rise to… 

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