Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016 , Vol 62 , Num 1
Two rare cases during pregnancy: pregnancy-associated inflammatory sacroiliitis and sacral stress fracture
Levent Özgönenel 1 ,Ali Önder Atça 2 ,Onat Üzümcügil 3 ,Hande Başat 1 ,Ebru Aytekin 4
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kemerburgaz University Medikal Park Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Kemerburgaz University Medikal Park Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Kemerburgaz University Medikal Park Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
4 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5152/tftrd.2015.60234 Hip and low back pain is common during pregnancy or postpartum period. Herein, we report two rare cases in whom pain symptoms started during the last trimester of pregnancy. Both patients had similar clinical presentation; however, a meticulous analyses helped us diagnose pregnancy-associated inflammatory sacroiliitis in the first case, and sacral stress fracture in the second case. Keywords : Low back pain; pregnancy; sacroiliitis; stress fracture