Pathological Fracture of Femoral Neck Leading to a Diagnosis of Wilson's Disease: A Case Report and Review of Literature

@inproceedings{Bhatnagar2017PathologicalFO,
  title={Pathological Fracture of Femoral Neck Leading to a Diagnosis of Wilson's Disease: A Case Report and Review of Literature},
  author={Nishit Bhatnagar and Purushotham Lingaiah and Jeetendra Singh Lodhi and Yugal Karkhur},
  booktitle={Journal of bone metabolism},
  year={2017}
}
Wilson's disease (WD) is a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism. It chiefly has hepatic, neurological and ophthalmic manifestations. Although osteoporosis, rickets and early arthritis are common features of WD, they are under-recognized. Musculoskeletal manifestations very rarely lead to diagnosis of the disease. Here we present a case of a 12-year-old girl who presented with a 3-month-old pathological fracture of neck of femur. WD was diagnosed on investigating the cause of the… CONTINUE READING