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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-44

Thigh splints presenting as groin pain: A case with whole body bone scan findings


Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saral Diagnositics, E-1073, Saraswati Vihar, Pitampura, Delhi, India

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Madhuri Shimpi Mahajan
Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Saral Diagnositics, E-1073, Saraswati Vihar, Pitampura, Delhi - 110 034
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-6308.112227

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A thigh splint (adductor insertion avulsion syndrome) is a relatively uncommon diagnosis analogous to shin splints. This article reports a case of 19-year-old female NOT a regular athlete who presented with groin pain. Physical examination was nonspecific, MRI pelvis did not reveal any abnormality. Patient referred for whole body bone scan, especially to locate any abnormality in the spine. This study highlights the role of whole body bone scan in the evaluation of groin pain and importance of evaluation of whole lower extremity.


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