Pelvic Stress Fracture

Stress fractures of the pelvis are a relatively uncommon injury in the general population, constituting less than 10% of reported stress fractures. Nevertheless, they represent a small but significant percentage of bone-related overuse injuries in selected populations, ranging from 10% to 20% of reported stress fractures in distance runners and soccer players to more than 22% in female military recruits. These injuries typically occur in either the pubic symphysis or the superior or inferior pubic ramus and can result in significant morbidity and ...

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