Fluoride-induced fractures: relation to osteogenic effect.

  title={Fluoride-induced fractures: relation to osteogenic effect.},
  author={T A Bayley and Joan E. Harrison and T M Murray and Robert G. Josse and W. C. Sturtridge and Kenneth P. H. Pritzker and Anselm Strauss and Reinhold Vieth and Susan Goodwin},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  volume={5 Suppl 1},
The possible effects of fluoride in inducing fractures were studied in 61 patients treated with sodium fluoride (NaF), 40-60 mg daily in combination with calcium and vitamin D. Nine patients developed the fluoride-(F) related lower extremity pain syndrome. Four other patients had stress fractures associated with trauma. Seven of the 61 patients had 10 upper… CONTINUE READING