"Fractures, Stress" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Fractures, Stress
- Fracture, Stress
- Stress Fracture
- Stress Fractures
- Fractures, Fatigue
- Fatigue Fractures
- Fatigue Fracture
- Fracture, Fatigue
- Fractures, March
- Fracture, March
- March Fracture
- March Fractures
- Insufficiency Fractures
- Fracture, Insufficiency
- Fractures, Insufficiency
- Insufficiency Fracture
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