Ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture - chronic

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Increasing buttock pain 2 years post right ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Chronic right ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture with nonunion and fragmentation of the avulsion fragment.

CT confirmation of the avulsion.

The MR shows that there is fluid signal seen between the largest fragment of the ischial tuberosity and the hamstring insertion but the hamstring insertions remain attached to the avulsed fragment.

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