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Transient Peripartum Osteoporosis of the Femoral Head in First and Third Pregnancy.
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PMID:  22677199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The aim of this article was to present transient peripartum femoral head osteoporosis. This very rare condition occurred twice in our patient-a woman in her 30s. The cases described in the literature were mostly unilateral, with bilateral hip involvement noted much less frequently. In our patient, transient osteoporosis occurred in the third trimester of her first pregnancy in the right hip, her second pregnancy was uncomplicated, and in the third trimester of the patient's third pregnancy, osteoporotic changes were noted in the left hip joint. The patient breastfed her first and third babies only 3wk each. She breastfed her second baby for 4mo. The diagnostic workup was based on the clinical examination and radiographic/magnetic resonance imaging, which revealed bone marrow edema, and the dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scans. The treatment consisted in core decompression of the femoral head (foragé), unloading of the hip using crutches as well as administration of calcitonin and calcium supplements. Complete recovery of the femoral heads was achieved. The follow-up time was 7yr.
Authors:
Aleksandra Truszczyńska; Piotr Walczak; Kazimierz Rapała
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1094-6950     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9808212     Medline TA:  J Clin Densitom     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 The International Society for Clinical Densitometry. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic, Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education, Otwock, Poland; Physical Education Faculty in Biala Podlaska, Academy of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland.
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