Medial tibial stress syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Painful distal shin bone over 6 weeks in an active long-distance runner.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Minimal thickening and unsharp contour of the cortical bone at the distal tibia shaft.


Marrow and periosteal edema on MRI.

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Case information

rID: 18979
Published: 30th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th May 2020
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