Identify the pelvic abnormality
Publication Date: 20130805
This patient has a history of malignancy and has undergone pelvic surgery.
- Can you identify the abnormality on this plain film of the pelvis?Bone tumor
Incorrect - there is no tumor visible on this film.Acute hip fracture
Incorrect - while the left hip joint is abnormal, there is no evidence of fracture.Surgical hardware
Incorrect - while this patient does have surgical clips in the pelvis, there is no frank hardware.Resection of the pubic symphysis
Correct! This patient has had her pubic symphysis resected.