II. Epidemiology

  1. Less common than Femoral Neck Stress Fracture

III. Risk Factors

IV. Symptoms

  1. Mild deep thigh soreness

V. Signs

  1. Deep thigh tenderness to palpation
  2. Antalgic Gait
  3. Positive Hop Test
  4. Positive Fulcrum Test

VI. Management

  1. Manage non-surgically
  2. Return to sport in 8-14 weeks

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Ontology: stress fracture of shaft of femur (C2349653)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 733.97
English Stress fracture of shaft of femur, stress fracture of shaft of femur (diagnosis), stress fracture of shaft of femur, Stress fx shaft femur