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Youth heel pain

Kyle J Cassas, Amelia Cassettari-Wayhs
Youth sports participation carries an inherent risk of injury, including overuse injuries. Little leaguer's shoulder, a stress fracture of the proximal humerus that presents as lateral shoulder pain, usually is self-limited. Little leaguer's elbow is a medial stress injury; treatment consists of complete rest from throwing for four to six weeks followed by rehabilitation and a gradual throwing program. Spondylolysis is a stress fracture of the pars interarticularis. Diagnostic modalities include plain film radiography, bone scan, computed tomography, single photon emission computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging...
March 15, 2006: American Family Physician
Jens-Uwe Grundmann, Elke Weisshaar, Ingolf Franke, Bernd Bonnekoh, Harald Gollnick
A 32-year-old man was admitted to the Magdeburg University Hospital with icterus and for further diagnosis of suspected hepatitis. He also complained of generalized pruritus, abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea. The patient's history revealed the excision of a lymph node metastasis of the left groin showing pleomorphic macrocellular infiltrates, 2 months previously. The patient presented to our department with prominent hyperkeratosis of both feet, which had been present since early youth. The family history was negative...
June 2003: International Journal of Dermatology
J A Sullivan
Increased interest in youth sports and in physical fitness has led to greater awareness of the pain syndromes that occur in the pediatric athlete. This article examines various pain syndromes in the athlete by anatomic region and offers guidelines for management.
October 1984: Pediatric Clinics of North America
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