Diagnostic Imaging

  • Vernon M. Chapman
  • Diego Jaramillo


Diagnostic imaging is frequently performed in the evaluation of adolescent sports-related injuries. Imaging often helps determine the nature and severity of injuries and is important for deciding appropriate management. There are several diagnostic imaging techniques available for examining the musculoskeletal system. An understanding of the principles, advantages, and disadvantages of these techniques and their clinical application in adolescent patients is important for optimal imaging evaluation.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Growth Plate Disc Herniation Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis Intracranial Injury 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vernon M. Chapman
    • 1
  • Diego Jaramillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s Hospital/Radiology Imaging AssociatesDenverUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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