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Case Report  |   March 1990
Radiologic appearance of stress fractures
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Case Report   |   March 1990
Radiologic appearance of stress fractures
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, March 1990, Vol. 90, 255. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1990.90.3.255
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, March 1990, Vol. 90, 255. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1990.90.3.255
Abstract

The large numbers of Americans involved in sports and physical activities have made stress fractures a more common injury to the lower extremities than before. Presented are the typical radiographic and scintigraphic appearances of stress fractures and the appropriate medical imaging with which to diagnose this entity.