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Major and Minor Pediatric Traumatic Musculotendinous Injuries

  • E. Genovese
  • A. Leonardi
  • L. Callegari
  • M. G. Angeretti
  • M. Albrizio
  • E. Spanò
  • C. Fugazzola

Abstract

Tendinous insertions on apophyses, articular surfaces and epiphyses are “weak points” in the musculoskeletal system of children due to the presence of growth plates, and these areas are particularly vulnerable to traumatic lesions.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Growth Plate Patellar Tendon Myositis Ossificans Clin Sport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Genovese
    • 1
  • A. Leonardi
  • L. Callegari
  • M. G. Angeretti
  • M. Albrizio
  • E. Spanò
  • C. Fugazzola
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCircolo Hospital Macchi FoundationVareseItaly

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