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What type of fracture that is common in osteoporotic bones?

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Dr. Richard Popowitz
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Hip. Wrist and spine: The hip, wrist and spine are common sites where fractures are seen with severe osteoporosis.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Hip: Hip, wrist, vertebrae ad pelvis fractures are much more common in patients with osteoporosis.
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What fracture is common in osteoporotic bones?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Osteoporotic: One of the most common is a spine fracture.
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What are common symptoms of a bone fracture?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
History of trauma: Pain tenderness edema bruising deformity.
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