Fractures
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Fractures
Fractures
A fracture is a broken bone. It can range from a thin crack to a complete break. A bone can fracture crosswise, lengthwise, in several places, or many pieces.
Hip fracture surgeries are procedures that repair a break in the upper part of the thigh bone. The thigh bone is called the femur, and it is...
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A break in the normal structure of a bone.
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If more pressure is put on a bone than it can stand, it will split or break. A break of any size is...
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A nose fracture is a break in the bone or cartilage over the bridge, in the sidewall, or septum (line...
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A fracture is a broken bone that typically occurs when a bone is impacted by more force or pressure than it can support. In an open...
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A broken bone, or a fracture, is a common injury. All broken bones require medical care. Learn what first aid care for suspected broken...
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A bone fracture occurs when excessive force applied to the bone causes it to break or shatter. There are many fracture types which depend on...
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