tibial fasciitis

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tibial fasciitis

; posterior shin splint; medial tibial stress syndrome inflammatory overuse condition localized to the tibial posteromedial crest (Table 1)
Table 1: Classifications of tibial fasciitis
TypeCharacteristic
IStress fracture of the posteromedial tibial crest, or stress reaction of the tibia
IIChronic periosteal reaction of the tibia due to excessive pull of the soleus fascia
IIIAssociated with anterior- or posterior-compartment syndrome
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