Obturator internus muscle strains


We report 2 cases of obturator internus muscle strains. The injuries occurred in young male athletes involved in kicking sports. Case 1 details an acute obturator internus muscle strain with associated adductor longus strain. Case 2 details an overuse injury of the bilateral obturator internus muscles. In each case, magnetic resonance imaging played a crucial role in accurate diagnosis.


  • Obturator internus
  • MRI
  • Muscle strain
  • Sports injury
  • Short lateral rotators of hip 

Autor / Fonte:Caoimhe Byrne, Abdullah Alkhayat, Pat O'Neill, Stephen Eustace, Eoin Kavanagh Radiology case reports 2017, 12 (1): 130-132
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