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Concurrent bisphosphonate-related bilateral atypical subtrochanteric fractures and osteonecrosis of the jaw on bone scintigraphy

Authors
 Kim, Jo Eun  ;  Yun, Mijin  ;  Lim, Sung-Kil  ;  Rhee, Yumie 
Citation
 Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Vol.40(5) : 450-452, 2015 
Journal Title
 Clinical Nuclear Medicine 
ISSN
 0363-9762 
Issue Date
2015
Abstract
An 82-year-old woman presented with bilateral thigh pain. She had pain in her right thigh operated for a low-trauma fracture 2 years earlier and newly developed pain in her left thigh without trauma. A whole-body bone scan revealed increased tracer uptake in her bilateral subtrochanteric femoral shafts and in the right mandible without evidence of metastatic bone disease. She had been taking bisphosphonates for 7 years to treat osteoporosis and was soon diagnosed with atypical subtrochanteric fractures and bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw. The bone scan simultaneously identified 2 serious adverse effects of long-term use of bisphosphonates.
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http://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&CSC=Y&NEWS=N&PAGE=fulltext&AN=00003072-201505000-00024&LSLINK=80&D=ovft
DOI
10.1097/RLU.0000000000000746
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1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Nuclear Medicine (핵의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
김조은(Kim, Jo Eun)
윤미진(Yun, Mi Jin) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1712-163X
이유미(Rhee, Yumie) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4227-5638
임승길(Lim, Sung Kil)
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