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Apophyseal Avulsion Fracture of Ischial Tuberosity during Soccer: A Case Report and Literature Review
Korean J Sports Med 2017;35:202-205
Published online December 1, 2017;  https://doi.org/10.5763/kjsm.2017.35.3.202
© 2017 The Korean Society of Sports Medicine.

Jun-Ki Moon, Young-Ho Kim, Ki-Chul Park, Jung-Hwan C hoi, Jae-Hyuk Yang

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hanyang University Guri Hospital, Guri, Korea
Correspondence to: Jae-Hyuk Yang
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hanyang University Guri Hospital, 153 Gyeongchun-ro, Guri 11923, Korea
Tel: +82-31-560-2184, Fax: +82-31-557-8781
E-mail: jaekorea@hanyang.ac.kr
Received September 22, 2017; Revised November 25, 2017; Accepted November 27, 2017.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
 Abstract
The incidence of avulsion fracture of ischial tuberosity is reported to present in 1.4%닋4% of hamstring injuries. The injury mechanism is known to be caused by a sudden forceful hip flexion in the extended knee with eccentric load to the hamstrings. Although the majority of hamstring injuries are strains of the muscle, avulsion fracture of ischial tuberosity occurs rarely. In this report, a 13-year-old boy with avulsion fracture of ischial tuberosity is presented. Successful clinical outcome was achieved with careful conservative management. Previous literatures including operative indications are reviewed.
Keywords : Avulsion fracture, Ischium, Tuberosity
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