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2020 Aug

Clin Case Rep



Ulnar stress fracture in a softball player.


Myrick KM, Myrick SA, Ezomo O
Clin Case Rep. 2020 Aug; 8(8):1547-1552.
PMID: 32884793.


Clinicians need to have a high index of suspicion in overhead athlete with persistent pain. MRI and bone scans are more sensitive than X-rays in detecting ulnar stress fractures. Increased awareness will improve diagnosis and patient outcomes.