Morbidity associated with isolated iliac wing fractures.

@article{Abrassart2009MorbidityAW,
  title={Morbidity associated with isolated iliac wing fractures.},
  author={S. Abrassart and Richard Stern and Robin Peter},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={200-3}
}
BACKGROUND Iliac wing fractures have received little attention in the literature. Commonly occurring after a direct blow, they are rotationally and vertically stable. However, one must be aware of their potential for major morbidity including soft tissue, abdominal organ, and vascular lesions. This study examines the incidence, radiographic findings, soft tissue injuries, and complications associated with isolated iliac wing fractures. METHODS Retrospective review between 2003 and 2006 of a… CONTINUE READING