How soon can a broken femur bone heal?

2-3mo. The femur can take anywhere from 6 wks to 3mo to heal. It tends to heal however as it is fully encompassed by thick vascular muscle layer and blood=healing. Most femur fractures do require surgery to stabilized and heal.

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How long can a broken femur bone go unnoticed on a new born premature baby?

Hard to say . In a newborn most fractured bone heal so quickly it may not be noticed at all. Read more...
Depends on type. Non-displaced fractures, will heal quickly and show few, if any signs in a newborn unless significant traction is placed on the upper arm. Since most newborns are not subject to extreme traction or tension after delivery, a non-displaced fracture can go entirely unnoticed, unless at some point the baby has an xray of the arm. Displaced fractures are diagnosed quickly, usually right after birth. Read more...