Case Report of Spontaneous, Nonspinal Fractures in a Multiple Myeloma Patient on Long-term Pamidronate and Zoledronic Acid

@article{Wernecke2008CaseRO,
  title={Case Report of Spontaneous, Nonspinal Fractures in a Multiple Myeloma Patient on Long-term Pamidronate and Zoledronic Acid},
  author={Greg Wernecke and Surena Namdari and Edward Dicarlo and Robert Schneider and Joseph K. Lane},
  journal={HSS Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={123-127}
}
Pamidronate and zoledronic acid are two potent intravenous bisphosphonates used in the treatment of multiple myeloma as well as osteoporosis. While the concern for heightened fracture risk in a patient on long-term bisphosphonate treatment for malignancy has been previously noted, we present the first case of spontaneous, nonspinal fractures in a patient… CONTINUE READING