Stress Fracture of the Radius Diaphysis in a Skeletally Immature Wrestler
The Journal of Hand Surgery, 05/03/2012McKeon KE et al.
Stress fractures in the forearm are rare events. Failure to detect a nondisplaced stress fracture could lead to further injury or fracture displacement. The authors present a case of a 15–year–old male wrestler without overt risk factors, who presented with a transverse stress fracture in the middle third of the radial diaphysis. The clinician should consider this diagnosis when examining athletes with otherwise unexplained forearm pain.
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