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Head of the Femur

Summary Information: Head of the Femur

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.

Closely Related Organs: Head of the Femur

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Head of the Femur

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Other Names: Head of the Femur

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Head of the Femur

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