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Title: An unusual cause of stress fracture of the first rib.
Austin Authors: Liew, S M;Cunningham, R
Affiliation: Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Jan-1996
Publication information: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery; 66(1): 55-7
Abstract: An unusual case of stress fracture of the first rib that occurred in a young male as a result of the constant loading due to carrying a heavy schoolbag is reported. This case demonstrates the difficulty in diagnosis and highlights the need for awareness of this condition, thus avoiding invasive investigation.
Gov't Doc #: 8629987
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/13424
URL: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8629987
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adolescent
Fractures, Stress.etiology.physiopathology.radiography
Humans
Male
Rib Fractures.etiology.physiopathology.radiography
Weight-Bearing
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