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How severe is a "comminuted hip fracture" ?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

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.

Answered 3/24/2018

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