A member asked:

I believe i've had a stress fracture in my calcaneus bone for about 4 months. my podiatrist never x-rayed me. if i get one now, will it still show?

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Dr. Jan Szatkowski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

If you had a true stress fracture and continue to have one the x-ray may show it. A much more sensitive test for a stress fracture not seen on radiographs would be an MRI. An MRI will also show other pathology

Answered Sep 26, 2016



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