Iliac crest

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Related to Crest of the ilium: iliac crest
the upper margin of the ilium.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It relates to pain in the entire buttock and the lower sacrum and below the crest of the ilium laterally.
Nevertheless, we may imply that they are the occasional trigger points found along the lateral border of the gluteus maximus or along its attachment to the crest of the ilium, as described by Simon et al., 2005.
We recommend that the superolateral gluteal area between the crest of the ilium and the greater trochanter be properly defined as the preferred site for IM injection (Bigos & Coleman, 1984).