Iliac wing (Duverney) fracture


Fracture Description/
Mechanism of Injury
Clinical Findings/
Associated Injuries
Treatment Disposition and Follow-Up
Iliac wing (Duverney) fracture Direct trauma, usually lateral to medial Swelling, tenderness over iliac wing; abdominal pain; ileus; acetabular fractures; serious injury infrequent Analgesics, non-weightbearing until hip abductors pain-free.

usually nonoperative
Discharge with orthopedic follow-up in 1-2 wk;

Admit for open fracture or concerning abdominal examination