Sacral and pubic insufficiency fractures due to bisphosphonate treatment
Tacettin Ayanaoğlu1, O. Şahap Atik1, Nil Tokgöz2, Murat Uçar2
1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medical Faculty of Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty of Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: Bisphosphonate therapy; osteoporosis; sacral and pubic insufficiency fracture.
In this article, we describe a case of sacral and pubic insufficiency fractures related to long-term bisphosphonate therapy. Following termination of bisphosphonate therapy and tailoring a conservative treatment with calcium and vitamin D, the fracture healing was observed.