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Femoral and tibial stress fractures associated with vitamin D insufficiency

Inklebarger, J and Griffin, M and Taylor, MJD and Dembry, RB (2014) 'Femoral and tibial stress fractures associated with vitamin D insufficiency.' Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 160 (1). 61 - 63. ISSN 0035-8665

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We describe a case highlighting the need to consider hypovitaminosis-D when investigating background causation and treatment of femoral and tibial stress fractures. The case also suggests that prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplementation may help with fracture healing in soldiers presenting with stress fractures who may have unrecognised hypovitaminosis-D which if left untreated may delay fracture healing.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2013 11:40
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 00:16

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