Bilateral femoral neck fractures secondary to chronic carbamazepine use treated by bilateral dynamic hip screw: A case report


Sariyilmaz K. , Gulenc B., Ozkunt O., Dikici F. , Yazicioglu O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS, vol.6, pp.111-113, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.12.019
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.111-113

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Bilateral femoral neck fractures without major trauma are rare and related to several conditions. Insufficiency fractures due to the use of anti-epileptic drug are one of the rare causes. This case study is about bilateral femoral neck insufficiency fractures resulting from chronic use of anti-epileptic drug.