Heterotopic ossification post ischial avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

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60 year old patient with left hip pain

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Massive bone formation at the level of the ischial tuberosity, the site of origin of the flexor muscles of the knee.

Massive bone formation at the level of the ischial tuberosity, the site of origin of the flexor muscles of the knee.

Case Discussion

The finding is described refers to the result of previous avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity, which healed with significant enlargement of the bone.

Acknowledgment: Dr.ssa Eleonora Renzi.

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Case Information

rID: 34710
Case created: 5th Mar 2015
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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