JOURNAL ARTICLE

Pelvic radiograph in skeletal dysplasias: An approach

Manisha Jana, Nikhil Nair, Arun K Gupta, Madhulika Kabra, Neerja Gupta
Indian Journal of Radiology & Imaging 2017, 27 (2): 187-199
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The bony pelvis is constituted by the ilium, ischium, pubis, and sacrum. The pelvic radiograph is an important component of the skeletal survey performed in suspected skeletal dysplasia. Most of the common skeletal dysplasias have either minor or major radiological abnormalities; hence, knowledge of the normal radiological appearance of bony pelvis is vital for recognizing the early signs of various skeletal dysplasias. This article discusses many common and some uncommon radiological findings on pelvic radiographs along with the specific dysplasia in which they are seen; common differential diagnostic considerations are also discussed.

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