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How to treat an avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
See orthopedist: I would have to see the xray to make recomendation and have some details about the injury.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what is avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
When a thick liga-: Ment or a tendon gets pulled off a bone, it usually tears, but at times it pulls a piece of bone with it ( avulsion). The asis (anterior superior iliac spine) is located about 2 inches above the outer end of the groin crease, where the flexor muscle tendons are attached. Seen in jumpers. They generally heal well.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the signs and symptoms of an avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Pain: Avulsion fracture - anterior superior iliac spine - radswiki www.Radswiki.Net/.../index.Php?...Avulsion_fracture_-_anterior_supe...Jul 5, 2009 – anterior superior iliac spine (asis) avulsion fractures typically occurs during athletic competition. Asis is the site of attachment for sartorius and ...

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