Proximal iliotibial band syndrome

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 14 Oct 2021

Proximal iliotibial band syndrome represents a strain injury of the proximal iliotibial band (ITB) enthesis at the iliac tubercle.

Epidemiology

Usually presents in young athletes (although can present in non-athletes). There may be increased predilection in patients who are overweight 2.

Radiographic features

MRI
  • T2: often shows increased signal at the ITB enthesis along the lower border of the iliac tubercle

See also

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