ba0005p386 | Osteoporosis: treatment | ECTS2016
, Buzduga Catalin
, Florescu Alexandru
, Zaharia Valentin
, Lisnic Vasile
Introduction: Bisphosphonates are the most commonly prescribed type of medication for the treatment of osteoporosis. This treatment, however, is not without adverse effects. Several case reports and case series have indicated an association between a unique fracture type, so-called atypical femoral fractures, (AFF) and prolonged bisphosphonate use.Case report: We present a 77-year-old woman with no history of trauma, or associated with low-en...