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Fig. 3 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 3

From: Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity treated with the suture bridge technique: a case report

Fig. 3

a Surgery is performed with the patient in the prone position, with hips and knees slightly flexed. b A longitudinal skin incision is made around the ischial tuberosity. c A subgluteal approach from the inferior margin of the gluteus maximus (arrow head) is used to reach the fracture segments, exposing the ischial tuberosity (white arrow) and the displaced fragment (black arrow). d Three anchor holes are made in the area of epiphysiolysis. e, f The fragment is reduced (e) then fixed using the suture bridge technique (f)

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