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Stepping into Understanding: Navigating the World of Navicular Stress Fractures

Author: Zachary Brandt BS, Molly Estes MD
Orthopedic Commentary: Rodney Brandt MD
Peer-Reviewer: Brandon Godfrey MD, CAQ-SM
Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

A 24-year-old male basketball player presents to the ED with right dorsal mid-foot pain after a week of daily intensive practices. The pain is worsened by use. Dorsalis pedis pulses are 2+ and the range of motion/sensation of the foot is intact. 

 Image 1,2. Case courtesy of Frank Gaillard,, rID: 7202



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