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Clinical Nuclear Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31821a2cbf
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Stress Fracture of the First Metatarsal in a Fencer: Typical Appearance on Bone Scan and Pinhole Imaging

Minoves, Montse MD*; Ponce, Ana MD*; Balius, Ramon MD†; Til, Luis MD‡

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Abstract

Stress fractures in the feet of athletes seldom involve the first metatarsal, with few documented case reports. We report a case of stress fracture in the base of the first metatarsal in a professional fencer with the typical scintigraphic appearance of a fracture line clearly demonstrated by selective pinhole imaging.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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