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In a pelvic x-ray, what's the heart shaped thing on the bottom?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Sacrum?

You're probably looking at the lower spine where the vertebrae are fused to form the sacrum. You might also be looking at the pelvic inlet (area between the pubic bones & hip bone) which in the correct position could appear heart shaped.

In brief: Sacrum?

You're probably looking at the lower spine where the vertebrae are fused to form the sacrum. You might also be looking at the pelvic inlet (area between the pubic bones & hip bone) which in the correct position could appear heart shaped.
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