A tuber calcanei avulsion fracture developed on the basis of idiopathic osteoporosis in a young male: a case report

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Calcaneus fractures constitute 1.2 % of all fractures. Tuber calcanei avulsion fractures constitute 1.3–2.7 % of calcaneus fractures. Osteoporosis, osteomalacia, and diabetes mellitus have been reported to increase the risk of development of these fractures. It has been reported that tuber calcanei avulsion fractures in elderly females might develop due to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-015-3111-4

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@article{Terzi2015ATC, title={A tuber calcanei avulsion fracture developed on the basis of idiopathic osteoporosis in a young male: a case report}, author={R. G. G. Terzi and Teoman {\"O}zer}, journal={Osteoporosis International}, year={2015}, volume={26}, pages={2381-2384} }