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Duverney fracture

Duverney fractures are a type of pelvic fracture and comprise of an isolated iliac wing fracture. Most commonly they result from a direct blow. It is regarded as a stable injury but may be operated on in the event of severe comminution. 

History and etymology

It is named after Joseph Guichard Duverney (1648-1730), a French surgeon.

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