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Tibia Stress Fracture after Knee replacement

Berry JNB - MedPix

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Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Tibia Stress Fracture after Knee replacement

History: History: 78 year-old man status-post total knee arthroplasty years ago now presents with right lower extremity pain.

Findings: AP and coned-down AP and lateral views of the right tibia and fibula demonstrate hardware from total knee arthroplasty without evidence of hardware complication in visualized portion of prosthesis. In the distal fibula, there is subtle graying of the cortex and periosteal reaction consistent with a healing stress fracture. Bone mineralization is decreased.

Ddx: Stress fracture Fracture

Dxhow: Imaging.

Exam: Not available.

No MeSH data available.


Coned-down AP view of tibia and fibula.
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Tibia Stress Fracture after Knee replacement

Berry JNB - MedPix

Coned-down AP view of tibia and fibula.
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MPX2210_synpic23539: Coned-down AP view of tibia and fibula.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Tibia Stress Fracture after Knee replacement

History: History: 78 year-old man status-post total knee arthroplasty years ago now presents with right lower extremity pain.

Findings: AP and coned-down AP and lateral views of the right tibia and fibula demonstrate hardware from total knee arthroplasty without evidence of hardware complication in visualized portion of prosthesis. In the distal fibula, there is subtle graying of the cortex and periosteal reaction consistent with a healing stress fracture. Bone mineralization is decreased.

Ddx: Stress fracture Fracture

Dxhow: Imaging.

Exam: Not available.

No MeSH data available.