Avulsion fractures of the anterior inferior iliac spine: the case for surgical intervention

@article{Rajasekhar2000AvulsionFO,
  title={Avulsion fractures of the anterior inferior iliac spine: the case for surgical intervention},
  author={Chilamkurthi Rajasekhar and K. Sampath Kumar and Manjit S Bhamra},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={364-365}
}
Two cases of avulsion fracture of the anterior inferior iliac spine are reported. One was a missed diagnosis that resulted in exostosis formation needing excision. The second case was an adolescent with significant displacement of the fragment and a primary open reduction and internal fixation was done. A high index of suspicion is necessary to diagnose this relatively rare injury and surgery has a role in carefully selected cases. Deux cas d'avulsion-fracture de l'épine iliaque antéro-inf… CONTINUE READING

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