Imaging of sports injuries in children and adolescents

Radiol Clin North Am. 2001 Jul;39(4):773-90. doi: 10.1016/s0033-8389(05)70310-9.


Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis and management of sports injuries of childhood and adolescence. The injuries discussed are typical of those seen in the skeletally immature athlete. Imaging specialists must be able to apply the full range of imaging modalities when evaluating the injured young athlete.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Epiphyses / injuries
  • Female
  • Fractures, Stress / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans / diagnosis