Ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture - chronic

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Increasing buttock pain 2 years post right ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Female

Chronic right ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture with nonunion and fragmentation of the avulsion fragment

CT confirmation of the avulsion

The MR shows that there is fluid signal seen between the largest fragment of the ischial tuberosity and the hamstring insertion but the hamstring insertions remain attached to the avulsed fragment.

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Case information

rID: 16660
Published: 7th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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