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Iliac Apophysitis M93.90 732.9

iliac apophysitis xray 
ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / DDx
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References


Iliac Apophysitis ICD-10

Iliac Apophysitis ICD-9

  •  732.9 Unspecified osteochondropathy

Iliac Apophysitis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Overuse injury, typically occurs after repetitive activities  in adolescents with excessively tight hip and thigh muscles.
  • Most commonly affects the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS), the anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS) and the iliac crest.
  • Runners, sprinters, dancers, soccer players and ice hockey players.

Iliac Apophysitis Anatomy


Iliac Apophysitis Clinical Evaluation

  • Dull pain in the groin or the front or side of the hip.  Exacerbated by activity.
  • Tenderness over the affected apophysis.

Iliac Apophysitis Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Iliac Apophysitis Classification / Treatment

  • Rest from irritating activities until the pain and tenderness resolve. Ice, gentle stretching and strengthening of the hip flexors and abdominal muscles.  Advance to jogging and sport-specific activities when painfree.

Iliac Apophysitis Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis


Iliac Apophysitis Complications

  • Continued pain

Iliac Apophysitis Follow-up Care


Iliac Apophysitis Review References





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