Am J Sports Med 2022 May 23:3635465221094326. Epub 2022 May 23.
Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Background: Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tears in the throwing elbow are classified according to grade and location using magnetic resonance arthrography (MRA). However, the frequency of each tear type and the association to age, competition level, and radiographic findings in adolescent baseball pitchers are unknown.
Purposes: The primary purpose of this study was to use MRA to characterize the severity, location, and UCL tear type in adolescent pitchers. Read More