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What is osteoblasts and is it safe for a fractured shin bone on a 6 year old?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Depends: I am not sure i understand the full extent of your question , but osteoblasts are the normal cells in the body that make bone. When you break a bone, it is the osteoblasts that make new bone to repair the fracture. Thank you.

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Last updated Nov 8, 2013

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