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Oral Bisphosphonate Induced Recurrent Osteonecrosis of Jaw with Atypical Femoral Fracture and Subsequent Mandible Fracture in the Same Patient: A Case Report

Learning Point for the Article: “Bisphosphonate therapy for osteoporosis can have serious adverse effects which even ‘drug holidays’ may not prevent, hence one must question the need to continue therapy beyond four years, given the modern treatment options available.” Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 3 | JOCR May – June 2018 | Page 85-88| Ameet Pispati, Varun Pandey, Roopak Patel....

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Long Term Bisphosphonate Therapy Induced Periprosthetic Femoral Stress Fracture in a Sliding Hip Screw Implant- A unique case report

What to Learn from this Article? This case report highlights to the clinician the importance of making their patients on long-term bisphosphonate therapy aware of the symptoms of potentially impending stress fracture to prevent further injury. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 4 | JOCR September-October 2016 | Page 53-56| Mark R Adams, Conor Dunn, Michael S Sirkin, Mark C Reilly. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.568 Authors: Mark R...

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A Case Report of Bisphosphonate-induced Bilateral Osteoporotic Subtrochanteric Fracture Femurii: Review of Literature

What to Learn from this Article? Long-term treatment with alendronate causes atypical femoral fractures and it is recommended that orthopedic surgeons remain vigilant in assessing their patients treated with alendronate (bisphosphonates) for osteoporosis. In such cases, alendronate should be stopped and teriparatide started. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 4 | JOCR September-October 2016 | Page 31-34| Rajendra Uppin, Srinath...

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The stone women-Myositis ossificans Progressiva

What to Learn from this Article? Diagnosis of Myositis ossificans progressiva at a young age can only be made if an alert clinician with subtle associated clinical findings looks for heterotropic calcification of soft tissue. Corticosteroids gives good pain relief for acute flare ups while bisphosphonates can be given for long term. Case Report | Volume 5 | Issue 4 | JOCR Oct-Dec 2015 | Page 10-13 | Ganesan G Ram, Karthik Anand...

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