fracture

(redirected from avulsion fracture)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to avulsion fracture: impacted fracture
See: hiatus, rend, rift, split
References in periodicals archive ?
We present a case of acute traumatic patellar tendon rupture at the tibial tuberosity attachment without avulsion fracture. With primary end-to-end repair and reinforcement using stainless wires, the intervention of early mobilization maybe useful and effective surgical treatment.
Ozgurbuz, "Simultaneous bilateral tibial tubercle avulsion fracture in a basketball player," Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, vol.
Material and Methods: Open reduction and screw fixation was done in 30 soldiers presenting with McKeever type III and IV avulsion fractures of anterior cruciate ligament.
Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity is a diagnosis that should be seriously considered in adolescent athletes, particularly dancers, presenting with hamstring pain.
This type injury was often accompanied by the avulsion fracture of the dorsal aspect of the distal phalanx base [Figure 9].
Following the review of radiographic imaging, an MRI was performed, which demonstrated a type IIIB tibial tubercle avulsion fracture and complete tear of the patellar tendon from its distal attachment site, as well as a hematoma at the fracture site (Figure 2).
Plain radiographs revealed a lesser trochanter avulsion fracture with a 2-cm displacement (FIGURE 1).
Strong muscular contraction has also been proposed as a mechanism, especially for greater tuberosity avulsion fracture.
We considered it important that the owl not be allowed unrestricted flight before bony healing of the fracture site had occurred, to reduce the risk of a possible avulsion fracture from strain on the fracture fragment from the pars longus tendon.
(1) Sudden onset groin pain with the sensation of a "pop" while kicking should raise suspicion for an avulsion fracture of the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) or anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) in the kicking leg and labral injury in the planted leg.
Plain radiographs were obtained in the emergency department confirming the diagnosis of a lateral patellar dislocation with a 9 mm avulsion fracture of anterior medial border of the patella (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).