Stanford MSK Atlas of MSK Measurements

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HIP

DEFINITION:
Angle formed between slope of cup and line drawn through base of ischial tuberosities (RID2550 )

ABNORMAL:
if < 30 degrees then coxa varus deformity ( RID4769 )
if > 50 degrees then coxa valgus deformity ( RID4768 ); increased stress on hip

RADLEX:
hip ( RID2639 ), hip joint ( RID2640 ), ischium ( RID2545 )
how to draw the angle of inclination