SEVERE OSTEOPOROSIS AND MULTIPLE FRACTURES A CASE REPORT

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Abstract

The authors present a clinical case of severe osteoporosis with periprothesic femoral fracture and numerous vertebralfractures in a 87 years old patient. Treatment had consist in reposition of prosthesis, fracture reduction with internalfixation plate. Teriparatide drug was administer as usual protocol. Clinical and X-rays controls after 3, 6 and 12 months showed a good result of therapy, with a healing fracture, a orthostatism and normal deambulation, with improvement of densimetry values and a less dorsolombar pain, as well as a significant improvement of patient’s quality of life
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalCapsula Eburnea
Volume3
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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