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Is the tibia a fragile bone. if so, what type of impact would break it?

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Dr. James Lee answered

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It's not fragile. It's relatively strong and would require a strong force to break it. Reasons why it could be weaker than normal (not including congenital reasons) is poor nutrition and poor bone mineralization.

Answered Jan 17, 2016



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