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Acetabular Index (AI) (AC Angle)

Purpose:

To evaluate the hips of an infant or young child for congenital hip dysplasia using the acetabular index of Hilgenreiner.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

imaging studies

ICD-10:

Q65.8

Description:

Hilgrenreiner used the acetabular index (AC angle) to evaluate infants or young children for congenital hip dysplasia.

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