Iliac crest contusion 1
Avulsion fracture of the iliac crest
Iliac crest apophysitis
Synonym(s): bruised hip or contusion
Most common in contact/collision sports such as foot...
Signs and symptoms:
Acute, severe pain at the site of contusion 3
Athlete usually not able to continue activity
Minimize bleeding and swelling with compression and ice.
Consideration of narcotics may be appropriate for first 48 to 72 hr if there is severe, debilitating pain.
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