Osteomalacia and coxa vara. An unusual co-existence for femoral neck stress fracture

Sariyilmaz K., Ozkunt O., Sungur M., Dikici F., Yazicioglu O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY CASE REPORTS, vol.16, pp.137-140, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier


INTRODUCTION: Femoral neck stress fractures are not uncommon. Several causes exist about these fractures. Osteomalacia is one of the most common cause of insufficiency fractures and coxa vara can produce a focal concentration of mechanical stress in the femoral neck and may cause stress fractures. This case study is about the co-existence of these two pathologies in a patient with bilateral femoral neck stress fracture.