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Iliopectineal line

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Anteroposterior view of the pelvis. The red arrow indicated the iliopectineal line

Similar  Acetabular notch, Acetabulum, Anterior inferior iliac spine

The iliopectineal line is the border of the iliopubic eminence. It can be defined as a compound structure of the arcuate line (from the ilium) and pectineal line (from the pubis). With the sacral promontory, it makes up the linea terminalis.

Radiographic features - Adult pelvic lines

The Iliopectineal line divides the pelvis into the pelvis major (false pelvis) above and the pelvis minor (true pelvis) below.

Pelvis with the iliopectineal line indicated in red dots


Iliopectineal line Wikipedia