Avulsion fracture of the anterior superior iliac spine

Case contributed by Dr Hazem Alaaraj


Young girl. Sudden onset left pelvic pain following trampoline accident.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

There is a curvilinear density projected just lateral to the left iliac spines. The anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) on the left has ill defined outline when compared to the contralateral side. The appearance is consistent with an avulsion fracture of the left ASIS.

Modality: Annotated image

Curvilinear density projected just lateral to the left iliac spines. Ill defined outline of the left ASIS (dotted line). The curvilinear density represents the avulsed left ASIS, which is the insertion of the left sartorius muscle.

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Case Information

rID: 48154
Case created: 21st Sep 2016
Last edited: 10th Apr 2017
Tag: rapids
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