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What is the difference between a cracked bone and a fractured bone?

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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: None

Broken, fractured, cracked all the same.

In brief: None

Broken, fractured, cracked all the same.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: None.

A cracked bone is a fractured bone.
A cracked bone simply describes a fracture that is probably less severe (e.g. A "hairline" fracture).

In brief: None.

A cracked bone is a fractured bone.
A cracked bone simply describes a fracture that is probably less severe (e.g. A "hairline" fracture).
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin
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