Acetabular Surgery

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The upper hand in young active men is for cam lesion . The cam is attributed to a derease in the offset of the femoral head and neck resulting in a nonspherical portion of the femoral head abutting against an acetabular rim. This abutment is most evident in flexion and internal rotation. This cause an outside-in abrasion of the acetabular cartilage with avulsion from the labrum and subchondral bone .This can lead to separation of the cartilage from the antero superior aspect of the labrum.[23] In middle-aged active women Pincer lesions are more common. They occur as aresult of repeated contact between a normal femoral head neck junction and an overextension or growth of the acetabular hood. This cause labral degeneration, ossification of

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