A 33-year-old member asked:

I had a recent x-ray that showed one iliac bone higher than the other what does this mean?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 54 years experience
Asymmetry: If xray of pelvis was peformed in erect position can mean discrepancy in length of legs, one leg longer. Some times there is hypertrophy of bone on one side of body causing discrepancy. Positioning on radiograph has to be exactly strait to determine hight and size discrepancies.
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