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Common Injuries in Gymnasts

  • Maaike P. Terra
  • Mario Maas
  • Charlotte M. Nusman
  • Ana Navas-Canete
  • Milko C. de Jonge
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstraxt

Both acute injuries as well as chronic overuse injuries should be considered when evaluating examinations of elite gymnastic athletes. Injuries of the growing skeleton are typically seen in gymnasts. Imaging in gymnasts comprises mainly conventional radiographs, MR imaging and CT. There is an important additional role for Multi detector Helical CT when MR imaging is suggestive of disease: CT will better delineate extend of lesion especially in the osseous structures. Correlation between imaging findings and clinical situation is mandatory. Therefore close interaction between radiologist and treating physician is essential.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Bone Marrow Edema Scaphoid Fracture Osteochondral Lesion Lateral Epicondylitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maaike P. Terra
    • 1
  • Mario Maas
    • 1
  • Charlotte M. Nusman
    • 1
  • Ana Navas-Canete
    • 1
  • Milko C. de Jonge
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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