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What is a complete, comminuted, intertrochanteric fracture?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Fracture: Complete means the fracture is completely through the bone..No portion still attached; comminuted means it is in many pieces; intertrochanteric means it involves the greater and lesser trochanter of the femur.
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