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An epiphyseal stress fracture of the foot and shin splints in an anomalous calf muscle in a runner.
  1. E. C. Percy,
  2. F. O. Gamble

    Abstract

    The following case is presented as one of unusual foot and leg lesions encountered in an adolescent long-distance runner. The associated problems of a first metatarsal Salter Harris type II epiphyseal stress fracture, and an accessory calf muscle with "shin splints" in the contralateral leg are discussed. Treatment of these conditions is outlined with eventual return to full function by the athlete.

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