Urologic sports injuries in children.

  title={Urologic sports injuries in children.},
  author={Nicholas R Styn and Julian H Wan},
  journal={Current urology reports},
  volume={11 2},
Sports participation is an important part of the lives of many children and adolescents. The risk of sustaining a genitourinary injury during sports is low. The published literature suggests that the specific risk to those patients with only one healthy kidney, ovary, or testicle is very low but not zero. Physicians who counsel patients and families about sports participation need to consider many factors: the type of sport, the level of play, the local sports culture, and the relative degree… CONTINUE READING