A 41-year-old member asked:
How severe is a "comminuted hip fracture" ?
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Dr. Daniel Hamptonanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Hip Fracture: "comminuted" is a term that means multiple pieces. In general a hip fracture itself is a rather severe injury. Usually a "comminuted" fracture means there is more damage present.
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