Shin splint

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Long distance runner. C/o mid third leg pain - 2 - 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
X-ray

No fracture.

Ultrasound

Anechoic cleft is noted abutting tibial cortex at site of tenderness.

Case Discussion

Shin splint.

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Case information

rID: 20410
Case created: 18th Nov 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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