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Bone fracture

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  1. a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 14, 2008
  2. sometimes abbreviated # or Fx or Fx

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 14, 2008
  3. It is a break in the continuity of the bone

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  4. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis, certain types of cancer or osteogenesis imperfecta

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  5. Although fractures are commonly referred to as bone breaks, the word break is not part of formal orthopaedic terminology

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