<rheumatology> An inflammatory condition of the anterior portion of the tibia that results from overuse (for example running on hard surfaces).

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Tenderness and pain with induration and swelling of pretibial muscles, following athletic overexertion by the untrained; it may be a mild form of anterior tibial compartment syndrome.

(05 Mar 2000)

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