PH3 Acetabular coverage of the femoral head/age [radiography]

  • Holger Pettersson
  • Hans Ringertz


Subluxation of the femoral head caused by, for instance, neurological disturbances may be difficult to define. The present method gives a simple means of defining lateral migration of the femoral head relative to the acetabulum.


Femoral Head Locate Lateral Pediatric Radiology Iliac Bone Lateral Migration 
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Referenced article

  1. Eklof O, Ringertz H, Samuelsson L: The percentage of migration as indicator of femoral head position. Acta Radiol [Diagn] 1988; 29: 363.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Pettersson
    • 1
  • Hans Ringertz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity HospitalLundSweden
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKarolinska University HospitalStockholmSweden

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