Risk of age-related fractures in patients with unprovoked seizures.

@article{Annegers1989RiskOA,
  title={Risk of age-related fractures in patients with unprovoked seizures.},
  author={John F. Annegers and Lee Joseph Melton and C A Sun and W. Allen Hauser},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1989},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={348-55}
}
The incidence of age-related fractures was determined in a cohort of 467 Rochester, Minnesota residents with unprovoked seizures. The 30 initial hip fractures observed were significantly more than the 13.19 expected [standardized morbidity ratio (SMR) = 2.3; 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.5-3.3]. The overall incidence of distal forearm (Colles) fractures… CONTINUE READING