True or False. This injury most commonly involves adolescents.
True. Adolescents are most commonly affected secondary to skeletal immaturity (see discussion).
What muscle group(s) attach to the anterior superior iliac spine?
Sartorius muscle and tensor muscle of the fascia lata (see discussion).
True or False. Anterior superior iliac spine avulsion fracture is the most common pelvic avulsion fracture in adolescents?
False. Ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture is the most common (see discussion).
True or False. This injury commonly requires surgery.
False. This injury normally heals quickly with conservative management (see discussion).
Single frontal radiograph of the left hip demonstrates a large crescent-shaped bone fragment adjacent to the anterior superior iliac spine compatible with avulsion fracture.