Calcaneal stress fracture

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Nuclear medicine

Bone scan

Intense increased uptake in the left calcaneum.


Linear T1 intramedullary signal in the calcaneus with surrounding edema. 

Case Discussion

Bone scan and MRI reveal a calcaneal stress fracture

These images are from Dr. John Hunter's amazing MSK collection. Dr. John Hunter is a professor in the department of radiology (musculoskeletal section) at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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Case information

rID: 11969
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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