AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF STRESS FRACTURE OF THE FIRST RIB


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Abstract

An unusual case of stress fracture of the first rib that occurred in a young male as a result of the constant loading due to carrying a heavy schoolbag is reported. This case demonstrates the difficulty in diagnosis and highlights the need for awareness of this condition, thus avoiding invasive investigation.

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