From the case: Iliac crest avulsion

Separation of ant...
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...”

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  • 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...”
  • Avulsion injuries - “ Avulsion injuries or fractures occur where the joint capsule, ligament, tendon or muscle attachment site is pulled off from the bone, usually taki...”

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