Anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Painful hip.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Avulsion fracture of the right anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS). 

Case Discussion

AIIS avulsion fractures involve the attachment of the the straight head of rectus femoris. 

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Case Information

rID: 41640
Case created: 11th Dec 2015
Last edited: 30th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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