shin fracture

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A fracture of the tibia (shin bone); the large bone at the front of the lower leg. The shin bone is very susceptible to fractures as a result of impact during a soccer tackle. An estimated 2500 soccer players are treated by the National Health Service in Britain for shin bone fractures, costing a total of £7.7 million in statutory sick pay.

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