Pathologic fracture

What is Pathologic fracture?

A fracture occurring at a site weakened by preexisting disease, especially neoplasm or necrosis, of the bone.

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my mother is 80 years old. she had vertebral compression fracture without fall. a year earlier she had hip fracture after fall. x-ray revealed the...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

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Your mother is having marked Osteo artheritis,osteomalcia and osteoporosis giving rise to pathological fracture in vertebrae....

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my grandma has been puttin off her osteoporosis meds her cholesterol meds and a colonoscapywhat are the risks of this my grandmother i s 58 years...

doctor1 MD

hello,
she have to continue the drugs. it will increase the chances of cardiovascular diseases.and the complications of osteoporosis like...

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radiologist report of the mri of the right humerus of an 8 yr old boy, done after 2 weeks of fracture: clinical profile- bone cyst with...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

A bone cyst giving rise to pathological fracture and joint effusion in the elbow should be taken seriously and...

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