Injuries of Lower Limb
Avulsion fracture of the anterior inferior iliac spine is because of the violent contraction of the
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Straight head of the Rectus femoris
The straight head of the rectus femoris tendon takes its origin from the anterior inferior iliac spine.
Sometimes due to violent contraction of this muscle, as may occur during a jump the anterior inferior iliac spine may be pulled off and the fracture unites quickly in 3-4 week.