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Pelvis and hip

Exam 1

Exam 1

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The hip bones consist of 4 bones 

  • 2 hip bones
  • Sacrum
  • Coccyx

The hip bone is composed of what 3 divisions?

  1. ilium
  2. Ischium
  3. Pubis
In a child these three divisions are separate bones but fuse into 1 bone  in the middle teens. The fusion occurs at the acetabulu

The Ilium is located             To the acetabulum


The ischium is       And      To the acetabulum

Inferior and Posterior 

The pubis is     And     To the acetabulum 

Inferior and Anterior

The crest (iliac crest) of the ilium is the superior margin of the ala; it extends from the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS) to the Posterior Superior Iliac Spine (PSIS)

iliac Crest

What are the 2  important positioning landmarks of the pelvis?

  • Iliac Crest
  • ASIS

What do ASIS mean?

Anterior Superior Iliac Spine