The cumulative effect of bisphosphonates and statins on stress fractures. Is it a failure of steroid biosynthesis? Case Report.

  Vol. 37 (2) 2016 Neuro endocrinology letters Journal Article   2016; 37(2): 97-101 PubMed PMID:  27179570    Citation

: Osteoporosis related fractures pose a significant economic and healthcare problem. There is a growing concern about increased numbers of stress or low energy fractures after bisphosphonates therapy. A 65-year-old woman is presented with a stress fracture of the left femur. From our point of view, this fracture was associated with a long-term statin and bisphosphonate therapy. We did not find a similar presentation in medical literature.

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