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Pelvic Avulsion Fractures

Pop goes the apophysis! In teenage athletes the apophyseal cartilage is the weak point along the pelvic rim. Learn about these common injuries in this edition of PEM Currents, the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast.

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References

Kocher MS, Tucker R. Pediatric athlete hip disorders. R.Clin Sports Med. 2006 Apr;25(2):241-53, viii.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Morsels: Pelvic Avulsion Fractures

By bradsobo

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and an Associate Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is on Twitter @PEMTweets and authors the Pediatric Emergency Medicine site PEMBlog and produces and hosts the PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast.

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