Bone health

Denosumab withdrawal fractures may occur early and be non-vertebral: report

Vigilance is needed for withdrawal fractures in patients given denosumab, according to South Australian endocrinologists whose patient experienced multiple early rebound fractures including some at non-vertebral sites. Dr Sunita De Sousa of the Endocrine and Metabolic Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, reports the case of a 70-year-old woman with postmenopausal osteoporosis who had nine vertebral and rib ...

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