March Fracture

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The march fracture is a type of stress fracture. It occurs in one of the metatarsals. The name refers to military recruits who developed stress fractures after long marches.
 - Click on the image for a larger versionAAP radiograph of the foot. This shows a region of periosteal new bone at the distal aspect of the second metatarsal. This corresponds to a stress fracture.

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