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The iliotibial tract: imaging, anatomy, injuries, and other pathology

Overview of attention for article published in Skeletal Radiology, February 2017
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#48 of 748)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (77th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (62nd percentile)

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Title
The iliotibial tract: imaging, anatomy, injuries, and other pathology
Published in
Skeletal Radiology, February 2017
DOI 10.1007/s00256-017-2604-y
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Authors

Russell Flato, Giovanni J. Passanante, Matthew R. Skalski, Dakshesh B. Patel, Eric A. White, George R. Matcuk

Abstract

The iliotibial tract, also known as Maissiat's band or the iliotibial band, and its associated muscles function to extend, abduct, and laterally rotate the hip, as well as aid in the stabilization of the knee. A select group of associated injuries and pathologies of the iliotibial tract are seen as sequela of repetitive stress and direct trauma. This article intends to educate the radiologist, orthopedist, and other clinicians about iliotibial tract anatomy and function and the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and imaging findings of associated pathologies. Specifically, this article will review proximal iliotibial band syndrome, Morel-Lavallée lesions, external snapping hip syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome and bursitis, traumatic tears, iliotibial insertional tendinosis and peritendonitis, avulsion fractures at Gerdy's tubercle, and Segond fractures. The clinical management of these pathologies will also be discussed in brief.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 99 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 19 19%
Student > Bachelor 19 19%
Unspecified 15 15%
Other 15 15%
Student > Postgraduate 10 10%
Other 22 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 42 42%
Unspecified 22 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 20%
Sports and Recreations 7 7%
Engineering 3 3%
Other 6 6%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 April 2018.
All research outputs
#1,988,186
of 12,818,993 outputs
Outputs from Skeletal Radiology
#48
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Outputs of similar age
#58,764
of 257,537 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Skeletal Radiology
#3
of 8 outputs
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