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A 49-year-old male asked:

Xray: what does "prominent superior acetabular margins, bilaterally" mean on a pelvic xray?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Interventional Radiology 21 years experience
Degenerative change: The acetabulum is essentially a socket for the "ball" of the femoral head. It is composed from a union of three different pelvic bones. The superior margin is the roof of the acetabulum. This can become prominent as a result of degenerative changes at the hip joint.
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