Children involved in sports, particularly cheerleaders, football players, gymnasts, soccer and baseball players, and track and field athletes, are prone to these types of injuries. Fracture of the ischial tuberosity usually heals well with conservative treatment, but sometimes exuberant callous formation can occur during healing. The recovery period for avulsion fractures of the anterior inferior iliac spine and anterior superior iliac spine is usually shorter than the recovery period for an ischial tuberosity fracture.
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