Image DDX
Mobile NEW!
Videocasts NEW!

Case of the Week 336

What's the most likely diagnosis?

  • 32 year-old female jogger with foot pain

  1. Ewing sarcoma
  2. Osteosarcoma
  3. Stress fracture
  4. Tarsal coalition
  5. Sesamoiditis

Additional Images - Close-up of foot


Additional Images

Close-up of same foot


3. Stress fracture of the foot

More (Click Discussion Tab)

Stress Fracture of the Foot

General considerations

  • Fractures produced as a result of repetitive stress on bone 
  • General risk factors
    • New, different or rigorous repetitive activity
    • Females
    • Increasing age
    • Caucasians
    • Low bone mineral density
    • Low calcium intake

More ...

This Week

32 year-old female jogger with foot pain

This podcast reviews anterior, posterior and central dislocations of the hips; there is a mini-quiz at the conclusion of the podcast


Subscribe to video podcasts from and be notified when new mini-tutorials designed especially for the small screen become available
A mobile version for your PDA or internet-enabled smartphone with lists of differential diagnoses, most commons and more
An approach to bowel gas patterns, soft tissue masses and abdominal calcifications
The top diagnostic images that all medical students should know according to the Alliance of Medical Student Educators in Radiology
A pattern-recognition approach to the diagnosis of cardiac disease from frontal chest radiographs
Key differential diagnoses in gastrointestinal imaging
How to recognize the most common arthritides is an award-winning educational site aimed primarily at medical students and radiology residents-in-training, containing  lectures, handouts, images, Cases of the Week, archives of case quizzes, flashcards of differential diagnoses and “most commons” lists, primarily in the areas of chest, GI, cardiac, and bone radiology.