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Can shock be caused by multiple fractures?
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Multiple fractures that generally occur with major accidents such as a motor vehicle accidents or battle field injuries can result in mulitple fractures that can lead to hypovolemic shock from blood loss.
Other injuries leading to spine involvement can lead to neurogenic shock.....You can review the types of shock by visiting reputable medical sites on the internet.

In brief: Yes
Multiple fractures that generally occur with major accidents such as a motor vehicle accidents or battle field injuries can result in mulitple fractures that can lead to hypovolemic shock from blood loss.
Other injuries leading to spine involvement can lead to neurogenic shock.....You can review the types of shock by visiting reputable medical sites on the internet.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan
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Dr. Patrick Offner
Surgery - Trauma
In brief: Absolutely
Pelvic and long bone fractures can be associated with significant bleeding that can lead to shock.

In brief: Absolutely
Pelvic and long bone fractures can be associated with significant bleeding that can lead to shock.
Dr. Patrick Offner
Dr. Patrick Offner
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