Sacral insufficency fractures

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Sponstaneous pelvic pain in an elderly patient

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 11th Mar 2014
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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