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If you broke your rib, could it break the skin causing an open fracture?
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Rare
Extremely unlikely but possible.
Would likely require high velocity trauma.

In brief: Rare
Extremely unlikely but possible.
Would likely require high velocity trauma.
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