Anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Trauma to the right lower limb while playing handball.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years old
Gender: Male

Avulsion of the right anteiror inferior iliac spine at the attachment site of the rectus femoris muscle.

Case Discussion

Avulsion injuries around the pelvis are not uncommon injuries in adolescent patients. 

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Case information

rID: 49469
Published: 24th Nov 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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