Document Detail


Imaging pediatric sports injuries: upper extremity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21094406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With increasing youth participation in organized sports, more injuries in this age group are being treated by primary care and sports medicine physicians. Overuse injuries are much more common now than in past decades, with Little League shoulder, Little League elbow, and gymnast wrist being particular concerns. Rotator cuff tears and glenoid labral injuries, once thought to be rare in this age group, are also more common now. Osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow is relatively common and typically fares poorly without surgery. Wrist abnormalities that occur nowadays include triangular fibrocartilage tears. Tendonitis, which is now observed frequently in clinical practice in this age group, rarely requires imaging.
Authors:
Kirkland W Davis
Related Documents :
12453836 - Ophthalmological findings in elite amateur turkish boxers.
15824656 - Unsafe at any age: a retrospective review of all-terrain vehicle injuries in two level ...
4200506 - Delayed recovery of function following orbital prefrontal lesions in infant monkeys.
8429166 - Head-injured survivors: caregivers and support groups.
19586966 - Sex-ratio biasing towards daughters among lower-ranking co-wives in rwanda.
19776586 - Changes in alcohol consumption in denmark after the tax reduction on spirits.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiologic clinics of North America     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1557-8275     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  2011-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123703     Medline TA:  Radiol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1199-211     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA. kdavis@uwhealth.org
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*
Child
Cumulative Trauma Disorders / diagnosis,  pathology
Elbow Joint / injuries,  pathology
Female
Fibrocartilage / injuries,  pathology
Gymnastics / injuries
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Male
Osteochondritis Dissecans / diagnosis,  pathology
Pediatrics / methods*
Rotator Cuff / injuries,  pathology
Shoulder Dislocation / diagnosis,  pathology
Shoulder Joint / injuries,  pathology
Sports Medicine / methods
Tendinopathy / diagnosis,  pathology
Upper Extremity / injuries*,  pathology*
Wrist Injuries / diagnosis,  pathology

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  The spectrum of MR imaging in athletic pubalgia.
Next Document:  Imaging pediatric sports injuries: lower extremity.