A tuber ischium avulsion fracture treated with modified subgluteal approach: a case report.

@article{Saka2012ATI,
  title={A tuber ischium avulsion fracture treated with modified subgluteal approach: a case report.},
  author={G{\"u}rsel Saka and Fatih K{\"u}ç{\"u}kdurmaz and Necdet Sağlam and F. Dilek Akpınar},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={
          403-6
        }
}
We report a 16-year-old soccer player with a displaced avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity sustained during a soccer match. Open reduction and internal fixation were performed using a longitudinal incision and subgluteal approach. The patient returned to sports 6 months following the operation and returned to his preoperative performance at the 16th month postoperative follow-up. Surgical treatment is often avoided for these types of fractures due to complications associated with the… CONTINUE READING
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