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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 172-174

Bilateral stress fracture femur presenting with thigh pain


1 Department of Orthopaedics, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Orthopaedics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre Mukka, Surathkal, Mangalore, India
3 Hardikar Orthopaedic Hospital, Pune, Maharastra, India

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House Number: 407, Staff Residence, SIMS&RC Campus, Mukka, Surathkal, Mangalore - 574 146
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-6308.142423

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Stress fractures are relatively common in runners and must be diagnosed early to prevent serious potential complications. A 25-year-old male patient, Borderline Security Force (BSF) trainee by occupation, with complaints of pain in the bilateral thigh with no history of trauma. On evaluation found to have bilateral stress fracture of proximal femur. The systematic protocol in treatment results in favorable outcome.


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