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What is Severe Bone Fracture?

A severe bone fracture is a condition in which the bone becomes discontinuous owing to the damages caused due to stress or high force impact. An injury or other medical conditions like osteoporosis or..

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A severe bone fracture is a condition in which the bone becomes discontinuous owing to the damages caused due to stress or high force impact. An injury or other medical conditions like osteoporosis or brain cancer could also result in severe bone fracture. If the covering skin is intact, it is called closed fracture and if the skin is open and the bones are broken, it is called an open fracture. Open fractures are prone to infections. If there are other wounds in close proximity of the fracture, it is called a compound fracture. There are various other types of fracture like clean fracture, contaminated fracture, displaced fracture, non-displaced fracture, linear fracture, transverse fracture, oblique fracture, spiral fracture, compression fracture, impact fracture, complete fracture, incomplete fracture, comminuted fracture, etc

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Severe Bone Fracture
Symptoms
symptoms

The symptoms of severe bone fracture are:

  • Extreme and unbearable pain in the injured area
  • Swelling
  • Muscle spasmsĀ 

Causes
causes

The possible causes for a severe bone fracture could be:

  • Trauma
  • Pathological causes
  • Periprosthetic causes.

Risks
risks

You could be at risk for severe bone fracture, if:

  • Your bones are already weakened by conditions like osteoporosis
  • You have had traumatic injuries and had device implantation to cure the same

Prevention
prevention

As precautionary measures for severe bone fracture:

  • Maintain healthy bones
  • Always follow the prescribed safety precautions in your workplace and in your motor vehicle

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