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Bilateral Stress Fractures of the Distal Fibula in a Woman with Osteoporosis

A Case Report

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  • 1 Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey.
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Bilateral stress fractures of the fibula are very rare. We present an unusual case report of a 54-year-old osteoporotic woman with bilateral stress fractures involving the distal fibula. After conservative treatment, she made a good recovery with full motion and was free of pain. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99(1): 61–64, 2009)

Corresponding author: Cemal Kazimoglu, MD, Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Ruzgar Sokak 45/3 Balcova, Izmir, 5700 Turkey. (E-mail: ckazimoglu2000@yahoo.com)