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What would be the differences between tendonitis and a 5th metatarsal stress fracture?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Fracture=bone: A stress fracture would be an injury to the bone - basically a crack in the bone, like a crack in a vase. Tendonitis is a condition of the tendon, in which the tendon is inflammed.

Answered 9/17/2014



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