Fractures of the acetabulum occur as a result of force acting between this part and the head of the femur, the last link of a chain of transmission from the greater trochanter, the knee or the foot. Alternatively, a blow on the back of the pelvis can have the same effect.
KeywordsPosterior Wall Internal Rotation Great Trochanter Acetabular Fracture Anterior Column
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