Brief Article
Copyright ©2011 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Orthop. Jan 18, 2011; 2(1): 7-12
Published online Jan 18, 2011. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v2.i1.7
Table 4 Stress fractures in middle and long distance female runners
Case 1Case 2Case 3Case 4
Age (yr)19222220
Body mass index (kg/m2)18.217.517.717.7
Menstruation statusAmenorrheaAmenorrheaAmenorrheaAmenorrhea
Estradiol1 (pg/mL)3236< 2021
Bone mineral density (Z score, %)
Lumbar spine72819181
Femoral neck10292
Stress fracture
Number of fracture4232
Fracture siteR. MetatarsusBil. TibiaL. MetatarsusR. Calcaneus
R. MetatarsusL. CalcaneusL. Pubic bone
Bil. Femur8th thoracic spine