Treated with 4 weeks in a cam walker (moon boot). Went on holiday for 4 weeks. Returned with increasing forefoot pain.

Sagittal STIR
Modality: MRI (STIR)

- “ The initial stress fracture is due to fatigue - repetitive mechanical overload in normal bone. Disuse osteopenia following a period of rest in a ...”

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  • Subchondral insufficiency fracture - “ A subchondral insufficiency fracture refers to a type of stress fracture that occurs below the chondral surface on a weight-bearing surface of a b...”

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