From the case: Iliac crest avulsion

X-ray
Separation of ant...
Frontal
Separation of anterior part of right iliac crest apophysis compared to the asymptomatic left consistent with an avulsion injuty.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Apophyseal avulsion fractures of the pelvis are uncommon.They have been described as occurring at 5 sites in the pelvis,namely in order of prevale...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Avulsion injuries - “ Avulsion injuries, where a portion of cortical bone is ripped from the rest of the bone by the attached tendon, are common among those who partici...”
  • Pelvic fractures - “ Pelvic fractures can be simple or complex and can involve any part of the bony pelvis. Pelvic fractures can be fatal, and an unstable pelvis requi...”
  • Apophyseal avulsion fractures of the pelvis and hip - “ Apophyseal avulsion fractures of the pelvis and hip are relatively common among physically active adolescents and young adults. Epidemiology Pel...”

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