Yıl 2017, Cilt 11, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 133 - 136 2017-12-15

The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature

Alexandra Fayne [1] , Peter Collin [2] , Melissa Duran [3] , Helena Kennedy [4] , Kiran Matthews [5] , R. Shane Tubbs [6] , Anthony V. D’Antoni [7]

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Objectives: Although it is used as a landmark during various orthopedic procedures of the hip, few studies have focused

on the anatomy of the zona orbicularis. Therefore, the purpose of the present research was to study its morphology to

improve our understanding of its structure and potential variation.

Methods: Ten adult cadavers (four males and six females) underwent dissection of the left and right hip joints to observe the

morphology and location of the zona orbicularis. A digital caliper was used to measure the length and width of the zona orbicularis.

Results: We found a zona orbicularis on all sides and that when present anteriorly, many of the inferior fibers of the zona orbicularis

were confluent with the fibers of the iliofemoral ligament. The mean length for right sides was 35.95 mm and the mean

length for left sides was 43.93 mm. The mean width for right sides was 3.74 mm and the mean width for left sides was 4.4 mm.

There were no significant differences between the right and left sides for zona orbicularis length or width. There was no significant

association between age and sex but a statistically significant correlation (r=0.959) between right and left zona orbicularis

lengths (p=0.041). However, there was no significant correlation between the right and left zona orbicularis widths (p>0.05). The

fibers of the zona orbicularis were found to be thicker and more visible along the posterior aspect of the femoral neck.

Conclusion: Anatomically, the zona orbicularis is a consistent structure of the hip joint capsule. This structure can be seen on high

resolution imaging such as MRI and magnetic resonance arthrography. The lengths of this structure may differ between sides,

although based on our study, there were no differences between left and right side widths or between sexes or among ages.

anatomy; capsule; hip joint; ligaments, surgery
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Yazar: Alexandra Fayne
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Peter Collin
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Melissa Duran
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Helena Kennedy
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Kiran Matthews
Ülke: United States


Yazar: R. Shane Tubbs
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Anthony V. D’Antoni
Ülke: United States


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { anatomy385955, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {1307-8798}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {Türk Anatomi ve Klinik Anatomi Derneği}, year = {2017}, volume = {11}, pages = {133 - 136}, doi = {}, title = {The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature}, key = {cite}, author = {Tubbs, R. Shane and Collin, Peter and Duran, Melissa and Matthews, Kiran and Kennedy, Helena and D’Antoni, Anthony V. and Fayne, Alexandra} }
APA Fayne, A , Collin, P , Duran, M , Kennedy, H , Matthews, K , Tubbs, R , D’Antoni, A . (2017). The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature. Anatomy, 11 (3), 133-136. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/34659/385955
MLA Fayne, A , Collin, P , Duran, M , Kennedy, H , Matthews, K , Tubbs, R , D’Antoni, A . "The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature". Anatomy 11 (2017): 133-136 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/34659/385955>
Chicago Fayne, A , Collin, P , Duran, M , Kennedy, H , Matthews, K , Tubbs, R , D’Antoni, A . "The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature". Anatomy 11 (2017): 133-136
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ISNAD Fayne, Alexandra , Collin, Peter , Duran, Melissa , Kennedy, Helena , Matthews, Kiran , Tubbs, R. Shane , D’Antoni, Anthony V. . "The zona orbicularis of the hip joint: anatomical study and review of the literature". Anatomy 11 / 3 (Aralık 2017): 133-136.