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Stress Fracture of the Distal Fibula and Tibia

Quarles CAQ - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Stress Fracture of the Distal Fibula and Tibia

History: 30 year old female long distance runner, presents with right ankle pain of several weeks duration.

Findings: Plain film: AP view of right ankle demonstrates a subtle sclerotic line that runs perpendicular to the long axis of the distal fibula, just superior to lateral malleolous.

Ddx: infection, neoplasm, stress fracture, complete fracture

Dxhow: Follow-up films

Exam: Patient has tenderness to palpation and diffuse swelling at the posteriolateral aspect of right ankle. Pain is worsened with manual compression of distal right leg. Lab tests within normal limits.

No MeSH data available.


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Stress Fracture of the Distal Fibula and Tibia

Quarles CAQ - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Stress Fracture of the Distal Fibula and Tibia

History: 30 year old female long distance runner, presents with right ankle pain of several weeks duration.

Findings: Plain film: AP view of right ankle demonstrates a subtle sclerotic line that runs perpendicular to the long axis of the distal fibula, just superior to lateral malleolous.

Ddx: infection, neoplasm, stress fracture, complete fracture

Dxhow: Follow-up films

Exam: Patient has tenderness to palpation and diffuse swelling at the posteriolateral aspect of right ankle. Pain is worsened with manual compression of distal right leg. Lab tests within normal limits.

No MeSH data available.