Anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Kicked a ball and had right groin pain and difficulty mobilizing since. Fracture or SUFE?

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Avulsion and fragmentation of the right anterior inferior iliac spine at the insertion of the right rectus femoris muscle.

No signs of SUFE.

Case Discussion

The clinical history is classical for an avulsion fracture of the anterior inferior iliac spine.

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Case information

rID: 81162
Published: 18th Aug 2020
Last edited: 18th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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