Micro-traumatic Lesions Caused by Overuse: Overview

  • C. Defilippi
  • P. Pautasso
  • C. Faletti


In recent years the incidence of traumatic musculoskeletal lesions experienced by individuals of pediatric age has been constantly increasing; the majority of such trauma is linked to sporting activity.


Young Athlete Overuse Injury Osteochondritis Dissecans Enthesop Athy Tibial Stress Fracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Defilippi
    • 1
  • P. Pautasso
  • C. Faletti
  1. 1.Pediatric Radiology ServiceRegina Margherita Children’s HospitalTurinItaly

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