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Labor-Related Sacral and Pubic FracturesA Case Report
Alberto Alonso-Burgos, MD1; Pedro Royo, MD1; Lourdes Díaz, MD1; J. Damaso Aquerreta, MD, PhD1
1 Departments of Radiology (A.A-B., L.D., and J.D.A.) and Gynecology and Obstetrics (P.R.), Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, Avda. Pio XII 36, 31008 Pamplona, Spain. E-mail address for A. Alonso-Burgos: alonso@unav.es. E-mail address for P. Royo: proyo@unav.es. E-mail address for L. Diaz: mLdiaz@unav.es. E-mail address for J.D. Aquerreta: jdaquerret@unav.es.
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Disclosure: The authors did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of their research for or preparation of this work. Neither they nor a member of their immediate families received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, division, center, clinical practice, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors, or a member of their immediate families, are affiliated or associated.
Investigation performed at the Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2007 Feb 01;89(2):396-398. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.F.00181
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The pelvic joints undergo changes during pregnancy and delivery that are due to hormonal influences and mechanical stresses, and low-back pain is a common symptom during pregnancy and post partum, usually because of mechanical lesions of the pelvic soft-tissues1. However, stress fractures of the lumbar spine or sacroiliac joint are rare complications. We report the case of a woman without pregnancy-related osteoporosis who had a stress fracture of the sacrum and pubis after delivery. The patient was informed that data concerning the case would be submitted for publication.
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    fracture ; labor ; pubis

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