Stress fracture of the second metacarpal bone

Andrey Bespalchuk, Kyoji Okada, Jun Nishida, Shu Takahashi, Yoichi Shimada, Eiji Itoi

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Stress fractures are usually encounterd in athletes; however, only eight such cases involving the metacarpal bones have been reported in the English literature. We report on the rare case of a 15-year-old female tennis player with a stress fracture of the second metacarpal bone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-540
Number of pages4
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Sep 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Fatigue
  • Fracture
  • MRI
  • Metacarpal
  • Stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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