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The hip bones consist of 4 bones 

  • 2 hip bones
  • Sacrum
  • Coccyx
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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
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The Ilium is located             To the acetabulum

Superior 

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The ischium is       And      To the acetabulum

Inferior and Posterior 

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The pubis is     And     To the acetabulum 

Inferior and Anterior

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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

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What are the 2  important positioning landmarks of the pelvis?

  • Iliac Crest
  • ASIS
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What do ASIS mean?

Anterior Superior Iliac Spine