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Avulsion fractures of the lesser trochanter are rare injuries; rarer still are those occurring in children. Often the mechanism is that of strenuous, dynamic movements, for example, jumping or sprinting.
A 19-month-old girl presented to the emergency department unable to weight bear on her right leg. She had jumped off a stool landing with …
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