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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 60-63

Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck stress fractures in a young female runner: A case report and review of literature


Department of Orthopedics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Atul Mahajan
G-22, Bali Nagar, New Delhi - 110 015
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-6308.197474

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Fatigue fractures generally appear in normal bone following increased repetitive activity or strenuous exercise, when imbalance occurs between applied force and elastic resistance. Femoral neck fatigue fractures are most common in athletes and young military recruits. They are not as common as stress fractures of the metatarsals or tibia and other bones. This paper reports bilateral stress fractures of the femoral neck in a 14-year-old girl presenting with pain in the anterior aspect of the right thigh of 3 months duration and without evidence of previous injury with low Vitamin D and elevated parathyroid hormone levels. Correction of Vitamin D levels, bed rest, and relief of weight-bearing were indicated as fractures were undisplaced.


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