Fig. 12-8 A, Child's hips, abducted. Note the epiphysis for the lesser trochanter on each side. B, Hip of an adult, abducted. Note the greater trochanter (above) and lesser trochanter (below). C, Child's hip. Note the site of the triradiate cartilage (arrow) and the epiphyses for the head and greater trochanter of the femur. Click for high resolution image.