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Proximal Tibial Stress Fracture

Proximal Tibial Stress Fracture
  • Appears as a band of sclerosis in the proximal tibia on plain film.
  • Nuclear bone scanning is more sensitive for this diagnosis.
The following radiograph was obtained from an athlete complaining of a painful shin. Can you see the problem? Click on the image of the answer.
Lateral and AP views




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