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Springfield, IL
A 55-year-old male asked:

I was injured at work, xrays the next day showed nothing. mri one month later showed tear of hamstring and possible fractures of the pubic bone?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Sometimes an acute: nondisplacec fracture does not show up on X-rays right away. If clinical suspicion is high, or symptoms persist, additional or repeat imaging is needed to document the fracture.
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