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Shinbone Fracture Patient Information AAOS

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Description: A broken or fractured shinbone (tibia) is the most common long-bone injury. Several types of fractures can occur, ranging from the hairline stress fractures common in runners to severe open fractures (where the skin is broken) resulting from motor vehicle crashes.
Contents - Toddler's Fracture Growth Plate Fractures Stress Fractures Closed Fractures Open Fractures Complications

Type: Reference Material
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Institution: AAOS/AOFAS
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Jan 28 2008