Avulsion fracture of the lesser trochanter
Citation, DOI, disclosures and case data
Bawazeer A, Avulsion fracture of the lesser trochanter. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 27 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-96709
At the time the case was submitted for publication Abdulmajid Bawazeer had no recorded disclosures.View Abdulmajid Bawazeer's current disclosures
19 Jan 2022
3 times, by 2 contributors - see full revision history and disclosures
Post falling down while playing football associated with severe pain in left hip.
Age: 15 years
From the case: Avulsion fracture of the lesser trochanter
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
Avulsion fracture in the left lesser trochanter at the insertion of the iliopsoas tendon with displacement.
Apophyseal avulsion fracture of lesser trochanter is an uncommon fracture associated with heavy exercise.
Careful radiograph assessment in correlation with patient pain is the key to find the fracture.