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Musculoskeletal case 45.

  title={Musculoskeletal case 45.},
  author={Gustav Andreisek and John S. Theodoropoulos and Walter H Mak and Lawrence M. White},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  volume={52 5},
A 19-year-old male college basketball player experienced onset of pain after playing 4 games in 2 days. Clinical examination revealed mild swelling over the mid-left tibia. There were no signs of infection. We obtained radiographs (Fig. 1). The radiological differential diagnosis at this stage included focal cortical abscess related to infection, stress fracture and osteoid osteoma. Computed tomography (CT) scans performed for further evaluation showed a focal rounded lytic lesion with a… CONTINUE READING