Stress fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Ill defined linear area of sclerosis at distal tibial metaphysis.


MRI clearly demonstrates marrow edema at distal tiba with linear hypointense incomplete fracture line through it. This finding is pathognomonic of stress fracture.

Case Discussion

Stress fracture.
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Case information

rID: 8720
Published: 24th Feb 2010
Last edited: 25th Apr 2016
Tag: ankle, tibia
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