Accession Number:

ADA528350

Title:

Gymnast Wrist

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

TELECOMMUNICATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIV BERN (SWITZERLAND)

Report Date:

2009-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

We present a case of bilateral wrist pain in an adolescent female who is active in competitive sports. Multiple imaging modalities demonstrate a case of gymnast wrist. A discussion of gymnast wrist and differential diagnosis are presented. A young adolescent female presents with complaint of bilateral wrist pain for almost one year. She is otherwise healthy with no other complaints. She has been competitive in sports such as gymnastics and high board diving for several years. Conservative treatment to include short term rest, Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories NSAIDS and physical therapy have not resolved her symptoms.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE