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Displaced stress fracture of the femoral neck in an active amenorrhoeic adolescent.
  1. F S Haddad,
  2. S Bann,
  3. R A Hill,
  4. D H Jones
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Sick Children, London, United Kingdom.


    Female athletes in endurance sports are at risk of osteoporosis which predisposes them to femoral neck stress fractures. These require early diagnosis and treatment to avoid catastrophic consequences.

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