Stress fracture of athletes as a cause of groin pain.

[Stress fracture of athletes as a cause of groin pain]. Radiologe. 2019 Jan 30;: Authors: Bath K, Steinhagen I Abstract CLINICAL/METHODICAL ISSUE: In this article, suitable imaging of stress reactions and stress fractures in athletes will be examined. STANDARD RADIOLOGICAL METHODS: Diagnostic procedures include X‑ray, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and bone scintigraphy. METHODICAL INNOVATIONS: MRI represents the gold standard for these types of injuries. PERFORMANCE: Of all imaging techniques, MRI shows the highest sensitivity in terms of diagnostic and prognostic aspects in stress reactions and stress fractures. PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS: Early performance of MRI to evaluate the staging, therapy and prognosis of the healing process is recommended. PMID: 30701303 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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