Nonunion of olecranon stress fractures in adolescent baseball pitchers: a case series of 5 athletes.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Adolescent athletes participating in overhead throwing sports suffer a variety of overuse elbow injuries, many of which have been well described in the literature. Nonunion stress fractures of the olecranon across the epiphyseal plate, however, have received little attention. PURPOSE To describe this unusual clinical entity in the differential… (More)

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