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:: Volume 35, Issue 1 (2017) ::
jmciri 2017, 35(1): 96-103 Back to browse issues page
Probable Role of Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) in the Development of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis
Seyed Alireza Mirghasemi , Mohsen Talebizadeh , Mohammad Saleh Sadeghi
Ortopedic group ( Qom U.M.S )
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Background: Femoral head osteonecrosis is a condition that caused decreased femoral head blood supply. The risk factors which involving in this disease including long time corticosteroid consumption, smoking, alcoholism. In this report, we aim to introduce a case of avascular necrosis of femoral head in a woman with a history of OCP consumption.
Case report:A 24 Y/O woman presented with  pain in pelvis and both thighs within past 7 months, which radiated to legs and toe tips. 13 months ago, she had a history of OCP consumption for 2 months. After that she had to stop continuing the OCP taking as a result of headache, vertigo and blurred vision; and then her symptoms proved after 7 days treating with prednisone (total dose of 350mg). She developed pain in her legs and disability of doing routines 6 months later.
Keywords: Femoral head osteonecrosis, Corticosteroid, OCP
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Mirghasemi S A, Talebizadeh M, Sadeghi M S. Probable Role of Oral Contraceptive Pill (OCP) in the Development of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis. jmciri 2017; 35 (1) :96-103
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Volume 35, Issue 1 (2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی سازمان نظام پزشکی جمهوری اسلامی ایران Journal of Medical Council of Iran
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