Atraumatic diplaced bilateral femoral neck fracture in a patient with hypophosphatemic rickets in postpartum period: A missed diagnosis


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Uzun E. , GÜNAY A. E. , Kizkapan T. B. , Mutlu M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS, cilt.28, ss.321-324, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.10.028
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.321-324

Özet

INTRODUCTION: Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fracture is an uncommon condition. There are very few cases reported in the literature and most of these cases have underlying bone pathologies such as renal osteodystrophy and osteomalacia. In some cases bilateral femoral neck fractures occur due to generalized seizures or high-energy trauma.

Introduction

Simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fracture is an uncommon condition. There are very few cases reported in the literature and most of these cases have underlying bone pathologies such as renal osteodystrophy and osteomalacia. In some cases bilateral femoral neck fractures occur due to generalized seizures or high-energy trauma.

Presentation of case

In this case report “atraumatic bilateral femoral neck fracture in a 26 year old woman in postpartum period with hypophosphatemic rickets disease” is presented.

Discussion

Femoral neck fractures are more frequently seen in elderly because of the reduction of bone quality and developing osteoporosis. In the literature generalized epilepsy, osteomalacia, hypovitaminosis D and chronic renal failure