Dissector of male pelvis  Dissector of female pelvis  Dissector of male perineum  Dissector of female perineum  Pelvis anatomy   Pelvic search

Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Isolated injuries to the pelvic cavity or girdle causing displaced or undisplaced single fractures.
  • Severe violence to pelvis as in fall from height or being run over by vehicle
  • Severe violence to pelvis is accompanied by multiple soft tissue injuries and multiple fractures.
  • Avulsion fractures include hamstrings, iliopsoas and adductors
 
  • Single undisplaced fractures are treated by rest from sports and no weight bearing with use of crutches for 4-6 weeks.
  • Avulsion fractures are treated by rest and early remobilization.
  • In all cases, do not return to sports until after 3 months.
  • Others require immobilization with hip spica and pelvic sling.
Avulsion of anterior inferior iliac spine through rectus femoris Fractures of pubic rami
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Dislocation of symphysis pubis and sacroiliac joint Avulsion fracture of lesser trochanter through iliopsoas

 

 

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