Anteversion of the femur and idiopathic osteoarthrosis of the hip.


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Abstract

We studied the radiographs of 220 consecutive cadavera that were used for dissection by medical students over an eleven-year period. Anteversion of the femur was measured by a reproducible direct method after dissection of forty-eight idiopathic osteoarthrotic hips and twenty control hips. We were unable to find a significant difference between the degree of anteversion of the neck of the femur in the two groups.

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