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Related to obturator foramen: obturator canal, Lesser sciatic foramen, intercondylar fossa, Patellar surface
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A cystic lesion at the medial aspect of the obturator foramen was identified.
The MR imaging appearance of the lesion reported here was compatible with that of a ganglion cyst arising from the hip joint that insinuated itself into the pelvis via the obturator foramen and canal.
The inside-to-out technique is unlikely to pose this problem, since from this angle the artery is shielded by the rim of the obturator foramen.
The acetabular component should lie against the teardrop medially and the inferior margin of the component should lie at the level of the obturator foramen.
In 2001, Delorme described a new method of inserting the tape, which passes through the obturator foramen.