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Tibial shaft stress fracture

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Tibial shaft stress fracture

History: 19 year old white male in his fourth week of basic training presented with one week history of right anterior shin pain.

Findings: Initial plain films were normal. Bone scan conducted one week after initial plain films showed focal linear increased up-take in the proximal one third in the tibial diaphysis. Plain films obtained approximately one month after initial presentation showed a mild periosteal reaction at the site of the stress fracture.

Ddx: 1. Tibial shaft stress fracture 2. Medial tibial stress syndrome or shin splints

Dxhow: Imaging

Exam: Physical exam showed tenderness to palpation over the proximal one third of the right anterior tibia.

No MeSH data available.


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Tibial shaft stress fracture

Quarles CAQ - MedPix

Tibia Stress Fracture
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MPX1217_synpic19705: Tibia Stress Fracture

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Tibial shaft stress fracture

History: 19 year old white male in his fourth week of basic training presented with one week history of right anterior shin pain.

Findings: Initial plain films were normal. Bone scan conducted one week after initial plain films showed focal linear increased up-take in the proximal one third in the tibial diaphysis. Plain films obtained approximately one month after initial presentation showed a mild periosteal reaction at the site of the stress fracture.

Ddx: 1. Tibial shaft stress fracture 2. Medial tibial stress syndrome or shin splints

Dxhow: Imaging

Exam: Physical exam showed tenderness to palpation over the proximal one third of the right anterior tibia.

No MeSH data available.