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An avulsion fracture of the lesser trochanter is a very rare injury often misdiagnosed as a muscle lesion or hip distortion. This report concerns the avulsion fracture of the lesser trochanter of a 13-year-old boy, suffered on a runway preparing for a long jump. Conservative treatment without weight-bearing was indicated for 6 weeks. Twelve weeks after the injury the patient resumed his normal sport activities.
Klinik für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Westpfalz-Klinikum GmbH, Hellmut-Hartert-Straße 1 , 67655, Kaiserslautern, Deutschland, email@example.com.
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Name: Der Unfallchirurg
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