Skeletal Radiol 2015 May 7;44(5):659-66. Epub 2015 Jan 7.
Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Interventions, Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, 132 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107, USA,
Objective: Atraumatic distal clavicular osteolysis (DCO) has been described in adult male weightlifters. Our purpose was to investigate the frequency, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics, risk factors, and long-term sequelae of DCO in young patients.
Materials And Methods: Individuals with atraumatic DCO were identified in a retrospective review of 1,432 consecutive MRI shoulder reports in patients between 13 and 19 years of age. Read More