Korean J Sports Med.  2010 Jun;28(1):68-70.

Medial Malleolar Stress Fracture in Athlete

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. soonlee@korea.ac.kr

Abstract

The stress fracture is a disease which results from the repeated application of an abnormal stress to the normal bone, typically occurs in metatarsal bone, tibia, fibular and femur, but medial malleolus is rare. We report a case of stress fracture of medial malleolus in 22-year old wrestler.

Keyword

Ankle; Medial malleolus; Athletic injury; Stress fracture

MeSH Terms

Animals
Ankle
Athletes
Athletic Injuries
Femur
Fractures, Stress
Humans
Metatarsal Bones
Tibia
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