Volume 7, Issue 3 (8-2020)                   J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2020, 7(3): 147-152 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghaffari S, Razavipour M, Mohammad Amini P. Atypical Femoral Fracture in McCune-Albright Syndrome. J. Res. Orthop. Sci.. 2020; 7 (3) :147-152
URL: http://jros.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2116-en.html
1- Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
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McCune-Albright Syndrome (MAS) is characterized by endocrinopathies, café-au-lait spots, and fibrous dysplasia. Bisphosphonates are the most prescribed treatment for reducing the pain but their long-term use has been associated with atypical fractures of cortical bones like femur in patients. We present a 23-year-old girl diagnosed with MAS. She had an atypical mid-shaft left femoral fracture that happened during simple walking. She also had a history of long-term use of alendronate. Because of the narrow medullary canal, we used 14 holes hybrid locking plate for the lateral aspect of the thigh to fix the fracture and 5 holes dynamic compression plate (instead of the intramedullary nail) in the anterior surface to double fix it, reducing the probability of device failure. With double plate fixation and discontinuation of alendronate, the complete union was achieved five months after surgery
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Trauma
Received: 2020/05/11 | Accepted: 2020/07/6 | Published: 2020/08/1

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