Published: 2021-11-23

Non-traumatic bilateral comminated acetabular fracture

Abdullah A. Alsaeed, Abdullah Y. Alsaeed


High-energy trauma has been confirmed as a cause of bilateral acetabular fracture. However, there are few reports on nontraumatic bilateral acetabular fracture. We report a case of bilateral acetabular fracture that occurred acutely with no preceding trauma in a 50-year-old man with osteoporosis. The case shows the significance of regular annual calcium and vitamin D screening of patients at a high risk of pathological fracture.


Acetabular fracture, Bilateral acetabular fracture, Fracture without trauma, Insufficiency fracture, Osteoporosis fracture

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