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Hip Pain Associated with Apophysitis in an Adolescent Athlete

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

An apophysis is a secondary ossification center that serves as an insertion site for a tendon or large muscle. Repetitive trauma or stress to one of these areas prior to complete ossification can result in inflammation (apophysitis), especially during a period of rapid bone growth.

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