Hip Pelvis.  2016 Mar;28(1):49-53. 10.5371/hp.2016.28.1.49.

Underestimated Sacroiliac Joint Lesion on Computed Tomography in Pelvic Open-book Injury: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon, Korea. ssewon@naver.com

Abstract

The classification of anteroposterior compression (APC) injury type is based on using static radiographs, stress radiographs are known as a useful adjunct in classifying type of APC pelvic injuries. According to a recent article, the intraoperative stress examination has led to a change in the treatment plan in more than 25% of patients on 22 patients presumed APC type I (symphyseal diastasis <2.5 cm) injuries. Here authors present a case demonstrating a necessity of intraoperative stress test for excluding concealed posterior ring disruption.

Keyword

Pelvic bones; Pubic symphysis diastasis; Sacroiliac joint; Fractures; Cartilage

MeSH Terms

Cartilage
Classification
Exercise Test
Humans
Pelvic Bones
Pubic Symphysis Diastasis
Sacroiliac Joint*
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