Bilateral calcaneal insufficiency fractures due to chronic carbamazepine use for trigeminal neuralgia: A case report

@article{Kaya2020BilateralCI,
  title={Bilateral calcaneal insufficiency fractures due to chronic carbamazepine use for trigeminal neuralgia: A case report},
  author={Onur Kaya and Can Hurel and G. Gumussuyu and Ozkan Kose},
  journal={Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice},
  year={2020},
  volume={23},
  pages={574 - 576}
}
Stress fractures of calcaneus are uncommon cause of heel pain. Stress fractures could be seen in risc groups such as metabolic diseases/medications causing poor bone quality and exposing repetitive microtrauma. Anti-epileptic drug (AED) use is related with poor bone quality and increased fracture risc. Although carbamazepine-induced stress fracture is a well-known entity and there are case reports in other bones such as the femoral neck, bilateral calcaneal insufficiency fractures is an… 
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