Stress fracture of the thoracic spine in a male rugby player: a case report

  • A Shafik University of Aberdeen School of Medicine and Dentistry, Aberdeen, Scotland

Abstract

This case reports a stress fracture of the thoracic spine in a professional rugby player. This is a rare anatomical location for this type of injury in this population and has not previously been described. Physicians should be aware that performance of rugby specific movements may lead to rare stress fractures in certain anatomic locations.

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Published
2018-07-02
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