Anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion injury

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain


Severe groin pain post kicking football.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

Avulsion fracture of the right anterior inferior iliac spine with mild displacement.

Case Discussion

This is a classic case of an anterior inferior iliac spine avulsion apophyseal avulsion fracture in an adolescent post kicking a football. Also, a nice example of "one view is no view" with the fracture on visible on the lateral projection.

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