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Pathologic Fracture Femur Gentili

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Description: Pathologic fractures result from an underlying abnormality of the bone, usually either a primary bone lesion such as a tumor, or metastatic disease. However, pathologic fractures may result from metabolic conditions as well. A fracture results when normal stress is placed onto abnormal bone.
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Added: Sat Sep 12 2009