Anterior superior iliac spine avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Injury while playing football. Right hip pain with inability to weight-bear.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

There is additional ossification adjacent to the lateral margin of the right ileum.  This represents avulsion of the right anterior superior iliac spine.

Case Discussion

Avulsion of the anterior superior iliac spine is a relatively common injury amongst paediatric patients.

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Case information

rID: 23350
Case created: 8th Jun 2013
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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