Orthopedics Book


Fibula Stress Fracture

Aka: Fibula Stress Fracture
  1. Location
    1. Distal third most commonly affected
  2. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Lateral Exertional Compartment Syndrome
    2. Proximal Biceps Tendonitis
    3. Peroneal nerve entrapment
  3. Management
    1. See Stress Fracture for conservative therapy
    2. Surgery is rarely indicated
  4. Course
    1. Average return to sport time: 6 weeks

Stress fracture of tibia or fibula (C0949138)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 733.93
English Stress fx tibia/fibula, Stress fracture of tibia or fibula
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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