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A 36-year-old member asked:

my shin hurts and it looks like i have a bone callus. could i have broken my ankle?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Bone callus is : Usualy something not clinically visible but rather seen on xray. If your shin hurts and you feel it's broken an xray would be in order, shin splints are another possibility. If there is a "bump" of some kind a doctors visit would be important as there are other possibilities like an exostosis, bone spur or even a bone tumor of sorts.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2014

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