Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 5

Femoral Neck Anteversion: Dry Bone Measurements in Jammu

Manjote Kour Sahni1*, Jatinder Singh2 and Maninder Singh3

1Government Medical College, Jammu, India
2 Government Medical College, Srinagar, India
3 Shri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi, India

*Corresponding Author: Manjote Kour Sahni, Government Medical College, Jammu, India.

Received: September 16, 2022; Published: April 11, 2023


Objective: The femoral neck anteversion is the inclination of the axis of the femoral neck with reference to the knee axis projected on a plane, perpendicular to the shaft axis. Femoral anteversion is a physiological condition, within certain variations in degrees and differences depending on age. The wide variations in angle of anteversion of the femoral neck makes it necessary to know the angle of anteversion in a particular population. The accurate estimation of femoral neck anteversion in living subjects is not only difficult but has many shortcomings and also lacks reproducibility.

Materials and Methods: The present study was conducted on 100 dry unpaired human adult male and female femur bones from the collection of bones maintained by Postgraduate Department of Anatomy of our institute. These were used to measure the femoral neck anteversion angle by the Kingsley Olmsted method. Femora of unknown age and sex and those showing any gross deformity were excluded from the study.

Results: The mean femoral neck antiversion angle measurements of all femur bones irrespective of sex or side was 13.83o ± 3.15o whereas the mean femoral neck antiversion angle measurements of all male and all female femora were 13.69o ± 3.17o and 13.98o ± 3.11o respectively. Although the mean angle in females was more but the difference was statistically insignificant (p > .05).

Conclusion: Differences in various measured parameters were observed between male and female femoral neck anteversion angles however the differences in present study were observational only and were not statistically significant.

Keywords: Femoral Neck; Anteversion; Dry Bone Measurements


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Citation: Manjote Kour Sahni., et al. “Femoral Neck Anteversion: Dry Bone Measurements in Jammu" Acta Scientific Neurology 6.5 (2023): 10-14.


Copyright: © 2023 Manjote Kour Sahni., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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