Spiral fracture of the distal tibia: an unusual stress fracture.
- Published Article
The Journal of foot surgery
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1983
Stress fractures in athletes are frequently a misdiagnosed and poorly understood clinical entity. As a rule, their occurrence in the tibia is limited to the junction of the middle and distal third. We describe a distal spiral tibial stress fracture in a jogger and review the pathomechanics, diagnosis, and management of such lesions.
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