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Acute and overuse injuries of the abdomen and groin in athletes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20220355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abdominal and groin injuries are common problems encountered by athletes across a wide variety of sports. They range from benign but annoying, such as exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP), to the activity-limiting and possibly career-ending condition of athletic hernia. This article covers ETAP, rectus abdominus injuries, osteitis pubis, athletic hernia, and abdominal/groin hernias to provide an update on the current pathophysiology and treatment of common abdominal and pelvic conditions in the athlete.
Justin M Atkins; Jonathan C Taylor; Shawn F Kane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current sports medicine reports     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1537-8918     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-11     Completed Date:  2010-06-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101134380     Medline TA:  Curr Sports Med Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Womack Army Medical Center, Family Medicine Clinic, Fort Bragg, NC 28301, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Injuries / diagnosis,  physiopathology*,  rehabilitation,  surgery,  therapy*
Cumulative Trauma Disorders* / physiopathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Groin / injuries*,  physiopathology*
Health Surveys
Hernia, Abdominal / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  rehabilitation,  surgery
Rectus Abdominis / injuries,  physiopathology,  surgery

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