Name : Terri
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult: 25 years old
Location: Del Rio, TX
Areas affected: Right shin just below knee
I have had "mystery" pain in my right knee/shin on and off since I was a teenager but it was always written off as overuse syndrome from running and other sports in high school. I always just "pushed through the pain."
After running the Marine Corps Marathon in 2003, I was diagnosed with what they initially thought was bilateral stress fractures in my shins. A year and multiple x-rays, bone scans, CTs and MRIs later, I was diagnosed with melorheostosis by an orthopedic oncologist (thank God it wasn't cancer, right?!) No more distance running to say the least...
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