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The Athlete

  • Stephen G. Solomon

Abstract

A 21-year-old man presented to his orthopedic surgeon with a knee injury warranting arthroscopic examination. He had no significant past medical or surgical history, was taking no medications, and had no known allergies. He neither smoked nor drank apart from beer occasionally. He was in training for the New York marathon and ran at least 5 miles a day, 5 days a week. In addition, he regularly engaged in many sports and represented his college in football. Physical examination showed a healthy-looking, tall young man, weighing about 2051b; blood pressure, 120/80mmHg; pulse, 55/min; respiratory rate, 16/min; temperature, normal.

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Lactic Acidosis Mitral Valve Prolapse Arthroscopic Examination Menstrual Dysfunction 
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