The acetabular teardrop and its relevance to acetabular migration.

Abstract

Five pelvises were photographed, roentgenographed, and sequentially sectioned or reamed to determine the location and appearance of the acetabular teardrop figure. The teardrop is located inferomedially in the acetabulum, just superior to the obturator foramen. The lateral lip is the exterior, and the medial lip is the interior of the acetabular wall. The… (More)

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@article{Goodman1988TheAT, title={The acetabular teardrop and its relevance to acetabular migration.}, author={Stuart Barry Goodman and Steven J Adler and David P. Fyhrie and David J Schurman}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1988}, volume={236}, pages={199-204} }