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PEM Ortho X-ray Curriculum

Normal Anatomy


Image shows a normal hip x-ray

FIGURE 1: A normal x-ray of the hips in a child. When hip x-rays are done bilateral AP and Frog Leg (lateral) views are completed

A. Illiac crest                                        B. Sacroiliac joint

C. Femur head                                    D. Acetabulum

E. Femoral capital physis                  F. Obturator foramen

G. Pubic symphysis                            H. Lumbosacral junction

I. Iliac fossa                                           J. Pubic ramus

K. Ischial tuberosity                             L. Femur neck

M. Greater trochanter                         N. Anterior superior iliac spine