Sacral insufficency fractures

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Sponstaneous pelvic pain in an elderly patient

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female

Sclerotic (healing) sacral ala and transverse sacral body fractures without history of trauma producing a so-called Honda sign

Case Discussion

Note bones are dimineralized.  Usually occurs in elderly women.

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Case information

rID: 28137
Published: 11th Mar 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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