Three cases of stress fractures of the lower extremities are presented with corresponding CT. Findings of increased medullary cavity density, endosteal sclerosis, callus formation, and soft tissue swelling are demonstrated even though they are thought to be nonspecific in differentiating stress fracture from infectious or neoplastic processes. Only when actual failure lines are demonstrated by CT can stress-related injury be specifically suggested.
- Bones, fractures
- Computed tomography
- Legs, wounds and injuries
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging