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ACM (Acetabular Roof) Angle of Idelberger and Frank

Specialty:

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

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Description:

Idelberger and Frank calculated the ACM (named for points on the pelvic radiograph) angle to describe the relation of the femoral head and the acetabular roof. It is a measure of the depth of the acetabulum and it has the advantage of being relatively constant for age, pelvic angle and pelvic tilt, making temporal comparisons easier.

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