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Hip avulsion injuries: getting the full management picture

In the second part of this two-part article, Andrew Hamilton looks at the best imaging modalities for hip avulsion injuries and explores the most up to date injury management guidelines. As discussed in part one of this article, the presentation and location of a hip avulsion injury can vary greatly. This is due to the complex musculotendinous anatomy in the region, and the various precipitating movements causing either an acute tear or a chronic strain. Therefore, imaging studies are an essential component of an accurate diagnosis, which then determines the op

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