Avulsion fractures involving the straight and reflected heads of the rectus femoris

Uzun M. , Alpan B. , Ozger H.

HIP INTERNATIONAL, vol.24, no.2, pp.206-209, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5301/hipint.5000110
  • Title of Journal : HIP INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-209


Tumours and sport injuries can both affect active, young patients, and the symptoms of the two often overlap. Neglected avulsion injuries sometimes cause a mass to develop which can mimic a tumour. We discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and results following nine anterior inferior iliac spine (AISS) avulsion fractures.