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How often do fractures of the bones lead to sarcoma?

How often do fractures of the bones lead to sarcoma?

Never: Fracturesndo not case sarcomas however, sarcomas invading the bone or starting in bone can cause fractures. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Sarcoma (Definition)

By definition, it is malignant (i.e., being locally invasive and at least theoreticlally capable of metastasizing), and arises from / mimics muscle or connective tissue elements that are not marrow or immune / white cells. The sarcomas are a tremendously varied and troublesome family of tumors, though thankfully less common than carcinomas and the leukemia / ...Read more


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How often do fractures of the bones leads to sarcoma?

How often do fractures of the bones leads to sarcoma?

Never: Sarcoma are malignant tumors of soft tissue and bone. They are not caused by fractures although the presence of one can weaken the bone and lead to a fracture. ...Read more

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How can i tell if my son has a fractured mastoid bone?

How can i tell if my son has a fractured mastoid bone?

If you son sustained: blunt trauma to the temporal bone or piercing trauma to the ear, take him to a hospital-based Emergency Room immediately where physicians can examine him, obtain needed radiographic studies & call in any surgeons needed, like an ENT specialist &/or neurosurgeon, depending on the findings. Do not delay. The doctors will tell you what needs to be done after they assess & stabilize him. ...Read more

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My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

My talus bone hurts! do you think I might have fractured or broke it?

Depends: Did you have a traumatic event recently. Talus sits under the ankle and doesn't usually fracture unless you have a high velocity injury. You may just have arthritis in the ankle joint. See specialist for x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Subsequent to sex and it still hurts. Could I have fractured my pubic bone?

Unlikely: This is pretty unlikely. It takes a lot of force (most commonly, a car accident or a significant fall) to fracture a pubic bone, so unless you think there was that much force, i wouldn't worry about a fracture. More likely it's just inflammed. ...Read more

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Broken bones weaker after it heals?

No, after it heals -: Completely, it as good as the others. Complete healing and consolidation of the bone might take several months. With age the healing process might slow down as well, but once they are healed, they are as good as new. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of broken bones?

What are some of the symptoms of broken bones?

Pain upon palpating: Localized pain in the affected are associated to loss of function and edema or swelling. Persistent pain in an injured bony area despite usual conservative treatment with r.I.C.E. (rest, immobilization, cold compresses, elevation of the area). ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of broken bones?

Trauma: Most bones are broken as the result of trauma such as falls, motor vehicle accidents, or work injuries. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more