Avulsion injuries

Avulsion injuries, where a portion of cortical bone is ripped from the rest of the bone by the attached tendon, are common among those who participate in sports, and there are numerous sites at which these occur. Being familiar with them is important as chronic injuries can appear aggressive.

Shoulder
Elbow
Hand
Pelvis and hip
Knee
Ankle and foot
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rID: 953
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Avulsion injury
  • Avulsion injury - General
  • Avusion type injuries
  • Avusion type injury

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    Case 1: superior peroneal retinaculum avulsion fracture
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    Case 2: ischial tuberosity avulsion
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    Case 3: avulsion of 5th metatarsal
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    Case 4: avulsion at medial malleolus
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    Bilateral hamstri...
    Case 5: bilateral hamstring avulsion
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    Case 6: avulsion fracture - right anterior superior iliac spine
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    Separation of ant...
    Case 7: iliac crest avulsion
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    Case 8: hamstring avulsion
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    Case 9: lesser trochanter avulsion
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    Case 10: volar plate avulsion - middle phalanx
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    Case 11: greater tuberosity avulsion
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    Case 12: lesser tuberosity avulsion
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    Case 13: volar plate avulsion - middle phalanx
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    Case 14: calcaneal avulsion fracture
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