Ischial tuberosity avulsion injury

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Teenager complaining of left groin pain. Keen footballer.

Patient Data

Age: 14
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Avulsion of the left ischial tuberority.

Discontinuity of the cortex and different in appearance to the normal right side.

Case Discussion

Avulsion injuries are more common in children - several occur around in the pelvis.

Avulsion of the ischial tuberosity are particularly common in active footballers.

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Case Information

rID: 34241
Case created: 11th Feb 2015
Last edited: 30th Jun 2016
Tag: rapids
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