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What is the difference in healing time between a broken collar and a fractured collar bone?

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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Broken or fractured?

There is no difference.
Broken and fractured mean the same thing. Fractured is the technical medical term for 'broken.'.

In brief: Broken or fractured?

There is no difference.
Broken and fractured mean the same thing. Fractured is the technical medical term for 'broken.'.
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: None

A broken collar bone and a fractured collar bone mean the same thing: there is a break or fracture in the clavicle (collar bone).

In brief: None

A broken collar bone and a fractured collar bone mean the same thing: there is a break or fracture in the clavicle (collar bone).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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