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Ilium:

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ancient city made famous by Homer's account of the Trojan War. It is also called Ilion or, in Latin, Ilium. Its site is almost universally accepted as the mound now named Hissarlik, in Asian Turkey, c.4 mi (6.4 km) from the mouth of the Dardanelles.
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ilium

[′il·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of bones forming the superior portion of the pelvis bone in vertebrates.

ilium

the uppermost and widest of the three sections of the hipbone
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Consider the diagnosis even in unusual sites such as the iliac bones if linear striations of cortical bone are evident.
The morbidity after anterior iliac bone graft harvesting is found to be low due to the technique, utilizing the proper instruments, gentle and minimal mobilization of the graft.26
Caption: Figure 6: Pelvic CT revealing a 9 cm lytic lesion of left iliac bone [Case 2].
Previous reports stated that the rate of fusion after one-level corpectomy could reach 95%, with significantly lower fusion rates of 91–94% for two-level corpectomy.[sup][4] Besides, the C6 superior endplate was destroyed, potentially increasing the possibility of implant subsidence.[sup][5] Therefore, our patient underwent corpectomy of the C5 vertebra and autologous iliac bone graft fusion and got good results.
van der Eijken, "Avascular osteonecrosis of the femoral head treated with a vascularized iliac bone graft: preliminary results and follow-up with radiography and MR imaging," Radiographics, vol.
Tanne et al., "Bone regeneration in artificial jaw cleft by use of carbonated hydroxyapatite particles and mesenchymal stem cells derived from iliac bone," International Journal of Dentistry, vol.
This case report emphasizes that the combined spinal-epidural anesthesia could effectively achieve the patient cooperation during anterior iliac bone grafting surgery, postoperative mobilization and immediate pain management.
Gulati, "Lumbar Incisional Hernia Repair following Iliac Bone Graft Harvest," Journal of Case Reports, vol.
A 23-year-old man was presented with generalized weakness, pain in lower extremities and an infiltrative mass in his right iliac bone. No lymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly was detected.
FRESH FROZEN VERSUS AUTOGENOUS ILIAC BONE FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE EXTREMELY ATROPHIC MAXILLA WITH ONLAY GRAFTS AND ENDOSSEOUS IMPLANTS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY.
Effects of ethnicity and age of menopause on the remodeling and turnover of the iliac bone: implications of mechanisms of bone loss.
Cortical irregularity at the inferior margin of the right iliac bone and ossification within the adjacent soft tissues were seen in the pelvic radiographs.