Author | Pamela Horn, MS

Articles

A New Zip in Playground Injuries

September 09, 2010

While playing on the school playground, a 10-year-old boy decided to try a zip line. He grabbed the pulley and slid down the cable. When the pulley came to a stop, he fell off and sustained a right ankle injury.

Hip Pain in a Teenaged Girl

July 27, 2009

A 17-year-old girl presented for evaluation of right hip pain. Several months earlier she had incurred a twisting injury to her hip when she landed from a jump while dancing.

Osteoid Osteoma in a Teenager

April 01, 2007

A well-nourished 17-year-old of average height and weight was referred for evaluation of persistent right lower leg pain of 3 months' duration. He was not taking any medications, had no allergies, and denied trauma to the area.