II. Risk factors

  1. Military recruits
  2. Female distance runners

III. Symptoms

IV. Signs

  1. Pain on palpation of pubic ramus
  2. Provocative maneuvers
    1. One legged standing
    2. One legged jumping

V. Radiology

  1. Nuclear bone scan confirms diagnosis

VI. Management

  1. Risk Modification
    1. See Stress Fracture
  2. Conservative management
    1. Relative rest for 4 to 6 weeks
    2. Gradual return to sport

VII. Prognosis

  1. Expect complete healing by 3 to 5 months

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Ontology: Stress fracture of pubis (C2711946)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
SnomedCT 441499007
English Stress fracture of pubis (disorder), Stress fracture of pubis
Spanish fractura por sobrecarga del pubis (trastorno), fractura por sobrecarga del pubis