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What type of fracture that is common in osteoporotic bones?

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Dr. Richard Popowitz
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Hip. Wrist and spine: The hip, wrist and spine are common sites where fractures are seen with severe osteoporosis.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Hip: Hip, wrist, vertebrae ad pelvis fractures are much more common in patients with osteoporosis.

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