Incidental Findings and Pseudotumours in Sports Injuries

  • A. Mark Davies
  • Suzanne E. Anderson-Sembach
  • Steven L. J. James
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Incidental abnormalities are a common finding on radiographs obtained for trauma in the child. Fractures in children following minor trauma may be due to pre-existing benign or malignant bone tumours. Congenital abnormalities in children revealed by imaging may be mistaken for tumours, e.g. anomalous muscles. Traumatic lesions in children revealed by imaging may be mistaken for tumours, e.g. stress fractures and avulsion injuries.


Pathological Fracture Fibrous Dysplasia Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Myositis Ossificans Accessory Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mark Davies
    • 1
  • Suzanne E. Anderson-Sembach
    • 2
  • Steven L. J. James
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRoyal Orthopaedic HospitalBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Medical Imaging SchoolUniversity of Notre DameSydneyAustralia

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