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What location does the hyaline cartilage come from to assist during the bone fracture repair?

The Hyaline cartila- Ge is found on the ends of the bones, as part of a joint. I am unaware of this cartilage assisting in fx repair, if i understand the question. Read more...

How does the hyaline cartilage repair after bone fracture?

No. Hyaline cartilage has a very limited ability to heal. There are hosts of scientists looking at how to enhance its healing potential. However, there are no good ways to do it currently. If a fracture that enters a joint also damaged the hyaline cartilage, the best that can be done is to get the joint fracture repaired as anatomically as possible. Read more...

For what reasons might a bone fracture be preferable to a torn ligament, or to damaged cartilage?

As a fx can be seen. On a xray and its healing can be appreciated over a period of time. The ligaments or cartilage injuries can not be appreciated so well. A bad (severe) ligament injury can be worse than a fx, as they can take 3-4 months. It can be quite frustrating for the pt and the physician, as healing can not be appreciated fully. Read more...