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Hip

  • Philip Thorek
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Abstract

The pelvifemoral region is that area in which the lower extremity is firmly bound to the pelvis by powerful muscles and ligaments. For study it can be divided conveniently in the gluteal (hip) region and the hip joint.

Keywords

Ischial Tuberosity Gluteus Maximus Gluteus Medius Gluteal Region Ligamentum Teres 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Thorek
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  1. 1.Thorek Hospital and Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Cook County Graduate School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.University of Illinois College of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.American College of Chest PhysiciansUSA

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