Avulsion fracture

Known as: avulsion, Sprain Fractures, Fractures, Avulsion 
Tearing away of the CORTICAL BONE fragment at the location of a strong ligament or tendon attachment. The bone fragment detachment site often occurs… (More)
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1946-2017
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2004
2004
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to assess the variability of cruciate avulsion fractures. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective… (More)
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2003
2003
A retrospective analysis of 18 patients with 19 acute tibial tubercle avulsion fractures was performed. Mean age at injury was 13… (More)
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2003
2003
The case of an avulsion fracture occurring in an 18 year old athlete after repeated running is presented. The fracture involved… (More)
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2003
2003
A case of anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) apophyseal avulsion fracture caused while playing football is reported. A 16-year… (More)
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1988
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1988
During the last 4 years, the authors have had six cases of occipital condyle fractures, a very rare injury. Medline search… (More)
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1986
1986
Avulsion fractures in the appendicular skeleton are a result of stress on a specific structure that is firmly attached to bone. A… (More)
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1985
1985
Avulsion fractures of the pelvic apophyses are seen infrequently but they show a consistent pattern in mechanism, patient's age… (More)
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1984
1984
The commonly seen transverse fracture through the base of the fifth metatarsal is neither a Jones fracture nor an avulsion by the… (More)
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1980
1980
An avulsion fracture on the dorsolateral aspect of the calcaneus at the origin of the extensor digitorum brevis muscle was… (More)
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1966
1966
Fractures of the tibia through the proximal epiphysis are rare. This injury usually results from severe direct or indirect force… (More)
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