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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 71-2

Bone imaging in sports medicine.


Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai.

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S Shikare
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai.

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Increased participation in sports by the general public leads to increase in sports induced injuries including stress fractures, shin splints, arthritis and host of musculotendenous maladies. We have studied twenty patients referred from sports clinic for bone scanning to evaluate clinically difficult problems. It showed stress fracture in twelve patients, bilateral shin splint in five patients and normal bone scan in three patients. Present study highlights the utility of bone imaging for the diagnosis of various sports injuries in sports medicine.






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