Subscribe

Pelvic or Femoral Neck Fracture in Woman After Pelvic Irradiation | Risk Factors

Purpose:

To evaluate the risk for pelvic or femoral neck fracture in a woman treated with pelvic irradiation.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Orthopedic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

S72.0

Description:

Baxter et al reported an elevated risk for pelvic or femoral neck fractures in women following pelvic irradiation for cancer. A woman at increased risk may benefit from prophylactic measures to reduce the risk. The authors are from the University of Minnesota and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone