INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS, vol.6, pp.111-113, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS
Bilateral femoral neck fracture, Insufficiency fractures, Carbamazepine, Antiepileptic drug, Dynamic hip screw, ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS, BONE-DENSITY
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.