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Definition of Hip pointer

Hip pointer: A bruise of the upper edge of the ilium, one of the hip bones. This injury is typically caused by a direct blow or fall and is most common in those playing contact sports. Also known as iliac crest contusion.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3759
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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