EURORAD ESR

Case 10662

Little Leaguer’s shoulder

Author(s)
Evangelos Perdikakis

212 Mobile Army Surgical Hospital-
412 General Military Hospital,
Department of Radiology,
Xanthi, Greece;
Email:perdikakis_ev@yahoo.gr
 
Patient
female, 13 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MRI Examination

    The coronal oblique (a,b) T1w and the axial (c,d) fat saturated T2w MR images show subtle widening and oedema along the proximal humeral physis (arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound Examination

    The sequential (a to c) longitudinal ultrasound images show physeal widening (open arrow) and a metaphyseal fracture line (small arrows). Associated periosteal reaction is noted with asterisks.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Radiographic Examination

    The external oblique right shoulder radiograph shows physeal widening and demineralisation (black arrows) and a metaphyseal stress fracture line (grey arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal bone; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Athletic injuries;
     
     
The coronal oblique (a,b) T1w and the axial (c,d) fat saturated T2w MR images show subtle widening and oedema along the proximal humeral physis (arrows).
 
The sequential (a to c) longitudinal ultrasound images show physeal widening (open arrow) and a metaphyseal fracture line (small arrows). Associated periosteal reaction is noted with asterisks.
 
The external oblique right shoulder radiograph shows physeal widening and demineralisation (black arrows) and a metaphyseal stress fracture line (grey arrows).
 
 
 
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