ISSN 1308-8734 | E-ISSN 1308-8742
Case Report
Bilateral Femoral Neck Fracture-Related Hyperparathyroidism
1 Atatürk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı Erzurum  
2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey  
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Faculty, Atatürk Unıversity, Erzurum,Turkey  
Eurasian J Med 2011; 43: 60-62
DOI: 10.5152/eajm.2011.13
Key Words: Bilateral, Femoral neck fracture, Hyperparathyroidism


Bilateral femoral neck fracture is not common as unilateral femoral fracture. Femoral neck fracture generally occurs by the high energized traumas. Traffic accidents and fallings are the most common reason for this fracture kind. But suddenly and minor traumatic fractures is not common. Especially, in the hormonal and pathogenic fractures is not common. In this case minor traumatic bilateral femoral fracture is presented. The fracture occurs in the background of critical medical condition by hyperparathyroidism. It can be said chronic hyperparathyroidism conditions must be determined for femoral neck fracture. Because these patients many times fell little disturbed by this fracture, diagnosis can be missed many times.  

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