Pelvic fracture

What is Pelvic fracture?

Pelvis formed by 3 bones illeum,ischeum and pubis. so, fracture of minimum 1 bone is called pelvic fracture.Trauma in old age is most common e.g. Pelvic fractures are classified as: Stable,in which the pelvis has one break point in the pelvic ring,limited bleeding and the bones are staying in place. Unstable,in which there are 2 or more breaks in the pelvic ring with moderate to severe bleeding.

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about two weeks ago I crashed my bicycle and my pelvic bone took most of the brunt. I had a pretty bad bruise and swelling for a week, but now the...

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Hello, The swelling which you have been having at the site of impact might be a local accumulation of blood which has clotted and become hard...

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hi , my father who is 83 had pelvic hairline fracture 4 months back which he recovered and slowly started walking with the help of a stick,,, again...

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It is risk to have surgery at this age

Detailed Answer:
I am very sorry for your father.
I see number of polytrauma cases in our...

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My wife has been in the hospital now for 3.5 weeks with a multiple fractures of her pelvic bones. She is in a small rural hospital and I'm...

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Thank you for your query.

The only reason why she should go to more specialized facility is necessity of complex surgical...

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