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Keywords : Foot and ankle, Navicular bone, Navicular stress fractures
Citation Information : Saxena A. Navicular Stress Fractures: A Primer. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2020; 7 (2):62-63.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-10-2020
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Navicular stress fractures (NSF) can be difficult injuries to diagnose and can end up career in athletes. The lack of blood supply to the navicular bone makes this injury difficult to heal and confoundingly gives minimal visible symptoms such as swelling and bruising.
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