Pediatric sports elbow injuries

R. Michael Greiwe, Comron Saifi, Christopher S. Ahmad

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Elbow injuries in the pediatric and adolescent population represent a spectrum of pathology that can be categorized as medial tension injuries, lateral compression injuries, and posterior shear injuries. Early and accurate diagnosis can improve outcomes for both nonoperative and operative treatments. Prevention strategies are important to help reduce the increasing incidence of elbow injuries in youth athletes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)677-703
Number of pages27
JournalClinics in Sports Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2010


  • Capitellar osteochondritis dissecans
  • Medial collateral ligament
  • Medial epicondyle apophysitis
  • Panner disease
  • Persistent olecranon physis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


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