Create issue ticket

1,628 Possible Causes for Pathological Fracture

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The 2 patients described in this report, one with a T1 pathologic fracture and another with widespread bone and lymph node metastases from an unknown primary tumor, underwent[]

  • Sinusitis

    We describe the case of a 77-year-old immunocompetent woman with a history of chronic rhinosinusitis who presented with a pathologic Le Fort I fracture after a forceful sneeze[] Chronic rhinosinusitis has been found to be a complication of soft-tissue, orbital, and intracranial infections but, to the best of our knowledge, a pathologic facial fracture[] Anatomic pathology identified necrotic bone with invasive fungal hyphae.[]

  • Osteoporosis

    The end-result is a loss of bone mass and fragility that predisposes patients to falls and pathological fractures, the hallmarks of osteoporosis.[] Symptoms of varying severity that are characteristic of these disorders include skeletal fragility, multiple pathologic fractures, generalized osteoporosis, and scoliosis.[] The current methods to estimate the fracture risk are very limited. microRNAs (miRNAs) have been considered as good biomarkers for many pathological processes, including osteoporosis[]

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    Primary hyperparathyroidism revealed by a pathological fracture is very uncommon; in the majority of cases the discovery of lytic bone lesions on imaging examinations evokes[] We report a case of a 41-year-old female patient presented with severe osteoporosis and pathological fracture of right acetabulum and left intertrochanteric region.[] Pathologic fractures of the femoral neck and spine can potentially initiate serious complications.[]

  • Primary Hyperoxaluria

    Areas with high concentrations of calcium oxalate, so-called dense metaphyseal bands, are at risk for pathological fracturing.[] Multiple pathological and slowly healing fractures of the limbs occurred at the dense band level.[] In the current case, we present a 3-year-old boy with a pathological fracture of his right femur, 2 years after liver-kidney transplantation.[]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    We present a case of a 30-year-old woman presented with muscle weakness, weight loss, hypercalcaemia and a pathological fracture, eventually with rapidly progressive musculoskeletal[] Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) may lead to skeletal deformities, fractures and renal failure in symptomatic patients if untreated.[]

  • Malignant Bone Neoplasm

    fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with mcc 543 Pathological fractures and musculoskeletal and connective tissue malignancy with cc 544 Pathological[] Pathologic fracture is common.[] Radiographic features Plain film skeletal survey  diagnosis of multiple myeloma, in assessing response, potential complications (e.g. pathological fracture). 1. lateral[]

  • Renal Osteodystrophy

    Postoperative seizures caused multiple pathologic fractures.[] Effects on bone include osteosclerosis, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, pathologic fractures, aseptic necrosis of the hips, and bone pain.[] Occasionally brown tumors and pathological fractures are seen both in flat and long bones. [4] , [7] , [11] , [12] , [13] , [14] The patient presented had pathologic fractures[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Physical therapy can lead to pathologic fracture due to progressive worsening of osteopenia.[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Among patients with myeloma, bisphosphonates were associated with lower rates of pathological fractures and skeletal-related events compared with placebo or no treatment.[] fracture.[] This clone of plasma cells proliferates in the bone marrow, resulting in extensive skeletal destruction with osteolytic lesions, osteopenia and pathological fractures.[]

Further symptoms

Similar symptoms