Prefracture syndrome of the hip fracture: a case control study.

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BACKGROUND Hip fractures result from both bone fragility and trauma, more often a sideways fall. Spontaneous hip fractures have been described; in such cases, patients reported pain ("prefracture" syndrome) in the hip region for weeks before the fracture. OBJECTIVES To identify the proportion of patients who had a pain in the hip region before a hip… (More)

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@article{Fleury2008PrefractureSO, title={Prefracture syndrome of the hip fracture: a case control study.}, author={Martin Fleury and Karine Briot and Joanne Jenn and Maria Dubois and C. Roux and Jean-Luc Gauvain}, journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology}, year={2008}, volume={26 3}, pages={464-6} }