Avulsion fracture of the anterior iliac crest after bone graft harvest: case report and review of techniques, risk factors and treatment.

@article{Ovalioglu2011AvulsionFO,
  title={Avulsion fracture of the anterior iliac crest after bone graft harvest: case report and review of techniques, risk factors and treatment.},
  author={Aysegul Ozdemir Ovalioglu and Cumhur Kilinçer and Talat Cem Ovalioglu and Osman Simsek},
  journal={Turkish neurosurgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={423-6}
}
The anterior iliac crest is the harvest site preferred by many surgeons because of the quantity and quality of bone obtainable and the simplicity of harvesting techniques. Avulsion fracture of the iliac crest following bone grafting is an extremely rare occurrence. We present a case report of avulsion fracture of the anterior iliac crest following bone graft harvesting for anterior cervical fusion in a 63-year-old man. Non-operative treatment was the method of our treatment in the patient. By… CONTINUE READING
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