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What is the bulging deposit that forms around the area of the break during the healing of a fractured bone?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: A callus
The bone with a fracture heals with a callus.
That is the bodies attempt to create an internal cast. This is strong enough to allow a broken bone to be out of a cast. This usually takes six weeks in the arms and longer in the legs.

In brief: A callus
The bone with a fracture heals with a callus.
That is the bodies attempt to create an internal cast. This is strong enough to allow a broken bone to be out of a cast. This usually takes six weeks in the arms and longer in the legs.
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