Chronic avulsive injuries of childhood.


Journal Article (Review)

Children and adolescents are prone to avulsive injuries related to a combination of their propensity for great strength, ability to sustain extreme levels of activity, and immature growing apophyses. Appropriate interpretation of imaging studies showing chronic avulsive injuries is essential so that the irregularity and periostitis that can be associated with chronic avulsions is not misinterpreted as probable malignancy. This article reviews the chronic avulsive injuries of childhood.

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Cited Authors

  • Donnelly, LF; Bisset, GS; Helms, CA; Squire, DL

Published Date

  • March 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 138 - 144

PubMed ID

  • 10231911

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10231911

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-2161

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0364-2348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s002560050490


  • eng