Two first class cricket bowlers presented with costoiliac pain secondary to rib impingement. In both patients, conservative management of the injury had failed to improve symptoms. Surgical resection of the affected rib was undertaken. At follow up, both patients had made a good recovery and had returned to competitive cricket.
- rib impingement
- costoiliac syndrome
- rib resection
- side strain
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Published Online First 21 June 2006
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