Tibial stress fracture

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry

Presentation

Army recruit with pain in left leg after vigorous training. One leg hop test was positive.

Patient Data

Age: 21 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Oblique cortical break involving medial aspect of midshaft of tibia with subtle continuous periosteal reaction, haziness of marrow cavity and anterior cortical thickening. Findings consistent with medial tibial stress fracture (fatigue fracture). 

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Case Information

rID: 35592
Case created: 13th Apr 2015
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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