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Disease Fractures, Stress

Name Fractures, Stress
Synonyms Fatigue Fracture | Fatigue Fractures | Fracture, Fatigue | Fracture, Insufficiency | Fracture, March | Fractures, Fatigue | Fractures, Insufficiency | Fractures, March | Fracture, Stress | Insufficiency Fracture | Insufficiency Fractures | March Fracture | March Fractures | Stress Fracture | Stress Fractures
Definition Fractures due to the strain caused by repetitive exercise. They are thought to arise from a combination of MUSCLE FATIGUE and bone failure, and occur in situations where BONE REMODELING predominates over repair. The most common sites of stress fractures are the METATARSUS; FIBULA; TIBIA; and FEMORAL NECK.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D015775

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Bone Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Stress

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