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Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 111, Issue 5, pp 289–290 | Cite as

An unusual stress fracture of the fibula in a long-distance runner

  • H. Lacroix
  • J. N. Keeman
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Summary

A stress fracture of the proximal fibula in a young long-distance runner is reported. Such fractures are rare. The literature is reviewed and diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

Keywords

Public Health Stress Fracture Proximal Fibula Unusual Stress 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Lacroix
    • 1
  • J. N. Keeman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgerySint Lucas HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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