J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2022 Apr;30(7):302-311
From the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego (Bernstein, Kelsey, and Deafenbaugh), the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor (Cochran), and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Scripps Mercy Hospital (Kuhn), San Diego, CA.
Femoral neck stress fractures represent a relatively rare spectrum of injuries that most commonly affect military recruits and endurance athletes. If unrecognized and if proper treatment is not initiated, this condition carries potentially devastating consequences. Patients will typically present with an insidious onset, atraumatic hip, and groin pain that is relieved with rest. Read More