Stress fracture sites related to underlying bone health in athletic females Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Athletic Injuries
  • Basketball

abstract

  • A cancellous stress fracture in a female may be a warning sign of early onset osteopenia. We recommend that young females who have documented stress fractures of cancellous bone or cortical bone (with risk factors for osteopenia) undergo bone density evaluation.

publication date

  • June 13, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00042752-200104000-00002

PubMed ID

  • 11403117

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 73

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 11

number

  • 2