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Avulsion Injuries of the Pelvis and Hip

OPEN RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin | 28 Feb 2020

OM Albtoush, J Bani-Issa, T Zitzelsberger and F Springer
Abstract
 Avulsion injuries of the pelvis and hip region are typical injuries in adolescent athletes but can be found in adults as well. Typical sites for avulsion injuries include the origin/insertion of tendons and ligaments. Among adolescents, the not yet ossified apophysis is also frequently involved. The pelvis and hip are especially prone to such injuries due to their complex musculotendinous anatomy. Clinical history and physical examination in combination with the recognition of typical imaging findings are essential for correct diagnosis of these mostly acute, but sometimes also chronic injuries.
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