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Head of the Femur: The head of the femur is one anatomical structure of the femur, often called the thigh bone. The head of the femur is the uppermost area of the bone. It is a bony process that has a rounded shape that fits into and articulates with the concave-shaped acetabulum of the pelvic bone. This articulation creates the hip joint.
Conditions that can afflict the head of the femur include hip fracture, infection, trauma, and osteoporosis.
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