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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 2006;9(1):119-123.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2006.9.1.119    Published online June 30, 2006.
Isolated Avulsion of the Lesser Tuberosity of the Humerus in an Adolescent Judo Player
Jae-Kwang Yum, M.D., Hyung-Jin Chung, M.D, Sang lim Lee*, M.D., Eul-O Choi, M.D.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje Univ., Seoul, Republic of Korea
청소년기 유도 선수에 발생한 상완골 소결절 단독 견열 골절 - 증례 보고 -
염재광,정형진,이상림*,최을오
인제대학교 의과대학 상계백병원 정형외과학교실
Abstract
Isolated avulsion of the lesser tuberosity of the humerus in adolescent is rare injury. The mechanism of injury is acute forced external rotation and with the arm in abduction which has been reported in children participating in sports such as football, hockey, volleyball, wrestling and skateboarding. The diagnosis is often delayed despite chronic pain and disability. Authors report the unique case of a skeletally immature adolescent Judo player who had an isolated avulsion of the lesser tuberosity of the humerus with the references.
Key Words: Lesser tuberosity, Humerus, Isolated avulsion, Adolescent.


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