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Sports Injuries: Upper Extremity

  • Justin M. Wright
  • Angel Garcia
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Abstract

Upper extremity injuries are common in pediatric sports.

Keywords

Shoulder anatomy Should examination Glenohumeral instability Rotator cuff impingement Acromioclavicular (AC) sprain Sternoclavicular (SC) joint injury Little Leaguer’s shoulder (Proximal Humeral Epiphysiolysis) Anterior glenohumeral dislocation Posterior glenohumeral dislocation Generalized joint laxity Rotator cuff tear Glenoid labrum injury Elbow joint anatomy Elbow examination Little Leaguer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondyle Apophysitis) Medial Epicondyle Avulsion fracture Ulnar collateral (medial) ligament complex (UCL) tear Panner’s Disease Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of capitellum Olecranon impingement syndrome (Valgus Extension Overload) Elbow dislocation Olecranon stress fracture Distal forearm and wrist anatomy Distal forearm and wrist examination Gymnast’s wrist (Radial ephiphysis) Scaphoid fracture Hook of Hamate fracture Hand and finger anatomy Hand and finger examination Metacarpal fractures Metacarpal shaft fracture Distal metacarpal neck (“Boxer’s”) fracture Metacarpophalangeal dislocation Phalanx fractures Mallet finger Proximal phalanx fracture Proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint dislocation Jersey finger 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Family and Community MedicineEl PasoUSA
  2. 2.Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Family and Community MedicineEl PasoUSA

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