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Description: Radiology case 456-415 Clinical presentation: Young adult male, who was training as a boxer. He began to develop pains in the right leg and consulted a physician 6 weeks before, but continued with his skipping exercises, jumping more with the right leg than his left.
There is periosteal newbone and sclerosis over diaphysis of the right tibia. Plain film of both legs shows a bilateral thick cortices of the tibia on both sides, but visible lamellar periosteal newbone over the diaphysis of the right tibia. The defect over the left fibula is an artifact. There is no visible fracture line.

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: IDM
Institution: London South Bank University
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Tue Aug 04 2009