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Is it possible for a baby to have a femur and tibia fracture just by an adult rolling onto them?
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Dr. Steven Morgan
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Abuse
Multiple fractures in an infant are a warming sign of abuse.
While what is described is possible this mechanism of injury is rare. The child should be evaluated for abuse first and ruled out before discounting this possibility.

In brief: Abuse
Multiple fractures in an infant are a warming sign of abuse.
While what is described is possible this mechanism of injury is rare. The child should be evaluated for abuse first and ruled out before discounting this possibility.
Dr. Steven Morgan
Dr. Steven Morgan
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Possible
A babys bones is still very flexible and can tolerate ordinary types of minimal trauma.
To break both the tibia and the tfemur the child has to be either someone with brittle bones or under severe trauma.

In brief: Possible
A babys bones is still very flexible and can tolerate ordinary types of minimal trauma.
To break both the tibia and the tfemur the child has to be either someone with brittle bones or under severe trauma.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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