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PEM Ortho X-ray Curriculum

The Hip and Femur

Learning Objectives

a) Review anatomy of the normal bony pelvis and hips

b) Identify radiological evidence of a slipped femoral capital epiphysis

c) Understand clinical significance of Klein's line

d) Recognize clinical significance of femur fractures at various ages

e) Recognize signs of avascular necrosis of femoral head

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Normal Anatomy

General Considerations

Common Presentations