Tibial Stress Fracture: A Diagnostic Pitfall

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Jiraporn Sriprapaporn

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The author reports a young police cadet with a history of heavy running about 10 km per day for a few months, presenting with left shin pain especially during exercise. His first plain radiograph was not helpful and his MRI findings favored an infective or neoplastic process. However, three-phase bone scintigraphy suggested a stress fracture resulting in avoidance of a dispensable biopsy procedure.

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Sriprapaporn, J. . (2020). Tibial Stress Fracture: A Diagnostic Pitfall. Siriraj Medical Journal, 64(5), 163–166. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/sirirajmedj/article/view/244189
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