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Hilgenreiner's line

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A system of lines drawn on an x-ray used in the diagnosing of congenital luxation of the hip joint in infants and young children.

Description

In the German literature this is known as Hilgenreiner’ Hilfslinien, Hilgenreiner Skiagram, Hilgenreiner Beckenskiagram, Hilgenreiner Messung.

A system of lines drawn on an x-ray used in the diagnosing of congenital luxation of the hip joint in infants and young children.

Bibliography

  • H. Hilgenreiner:
    10 Jahre Abduktionsschiene und Frühbehandlung der angeborenen Hüftverrenkung.
    Zeitschrift für orthopädische Chirurgie einschliesslich Heilgymnastik und Massage, Stuttgart, 1935, 63: 344-383. Die angeborene Dysplasie der Hüfte. Zeitschrift für orthopädische Chirurgie einschliesslich Heilgymnastik und Massage, Stuttgart, 1935, 63: 344-383.

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