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which bone is broken most?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Commonest fracture: In the United States in persons under the age of 75 years the most frequent fracture is a colles fracture (just above the wrist). Over the age of 75 the most frequent fracture is a fracture of the hip bone.
Answered on Feb 2, 2018
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Clavicle: Collar bone fibula has to be a close second.
Answered on Feb 8, 2016
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Collarbone: The clavicle (collarbone) is the most commonly broken bone. Other common fractures involve the wrist, ankle, hip, and vertebrae. Good question.
Answered on Sep 13, 2017

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