Little League Shoulder

Little League shoulder is a clinical entity in which there is proximal humeral (shoulder bone) pain associated with throwing and there is radiographic evidence of a widened proximal humeral physis (growth plate). The diagnosis is typically made by history and physical exam findings. However, chronic changes such as demineralization, sclerosis, or fragmentation of the proximal humeral metaphysis (the flared end of a long bone) can also be seen on plain X-ray. It is not certain whether Little League shoulder is caused by inflammation ...

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