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What is the recovery time for subchondral insufficiency fracture left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema?

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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In brief: Depends

classically we say fractures heal in 6-8 weeks but insufficiency fractures mean the bone was weak or not healthy in the first place and may take longer

In brief: Depends

classically we say fractures heal in 6-8 weeks but insufficiency fractures mean the bone was weak or not healthy in the first place and may take longer
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