Pathologic Malgaigne fracture following pelvic irradiation. A case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 48-year-old woman developed symptomatic superior and inferior pubic rami fractures with a concomitant subluxation of the ipsilateral sacroiliac joint three years after pelvic irradiation for a gynecologic malignancy. Pathologic pelvic fractures (PPF) caused by irradiation may be difficult to distinguish from those caused by metastatic disease. PPF produce prolonged disability.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jones, AR; Lachiewicz, PF

Published Date

  • August 1987

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 226 - 230

PubMed ID

  • 3111770

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States