Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2021; 25(01): 123-136
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1725076
Review Article

Imaging of Pediatric Lower Limb Sports Injuries

Nikki Weil
1  Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam UMC location AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands
,
Robert Hemke
1  Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam UMC location AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands
,
Guus Reurink
2  Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Amsterdam UMC location AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands
,
Mario Maas
1  Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam UMC location AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

The importance of physical activity during childhood and adolescence has come to light, with an increase in sports-related acute traumatic and overuse injuries as a major disadvantage. A solid understanding of the physiology of the growing skeleton, together with knowledge about age- and sex-related differences in the occurrence of acute traumatic and overuse injuries is necessary. Every musculoskeletal radiologist should also be familiar with the appearances of these injuries on different imaging modalities. This review focuses on all these aspects concerning acute traumatic and overuse injuries among children and adolescents.



Publication History

Publication Date:
21 May 2021 (online)

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