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Advances in Orthopedics
Volume 2014, Article ID 545438, 4 pages
Research Article

Cartilage Degeneration at Symptomatic Persistent Olecranon Physis in Adolescent Baseball Players

Department of Orthopedics, Tokushima University Hospital, 2-50-1 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan

Received 27 July 2014; Accepted 2 December 2014; Published 18 December 2014

Academic Editor: Boris Zelle

Copyright © 2014 Tetsuya Enishi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Figure 1. a. Lateral radiograph of the right elbow showing persistent olecranon physis. b. Lateral radiograph of the left elbow showing an almost fused olecranon physis. c. Lateral radiograph of the right elbow immediately after the operation. The lesion was fixed with a tension-band wire with 2 pins and a figure-of-eight wire. d. Lateral radiograph of the right elbow 3 months postoperatively showing a fused olecranon physis.

Supplementary Figure 2. a. Sagittal T1-weighted (a) and T2-weighted (b) magnetic resonance (MR) images of the right elbow showing equally intensity in the olecranon physis. Sagittal T2-weighted MR image with fat saturation (c) of the right elbow showing high intensity in the intramedullary region.

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