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Causes of Fractures

List of causes of Fractures

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Fractures) that could possibly cause Fractures includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Fractures

Causes of Fractures (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Fractures that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Fractures: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Fractures, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Fractures:

Fractures: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Fractures: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Fractures:

Causes of Broader Categories of Fractures: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Fractures as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Fractures as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Fractures. Our database lists the following as having Fractures as a complication of that condition:

Fractures as a symptom:

Conditions listing Fractures as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Fractures. Our database lists the following as having Fractures as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Fractures:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Fractures as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Medical news summaries relating to Fractures:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Fractures:

Cause statistics for Fractures:

The following are statistics from various sources about the causes of Fractures:

  • Osteoporosis causes over 1.5 million fractures each year in the USA (National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2004)
  • Osteoporosis causes over 300,000 hip fractures each year in the USA (National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2004)
  • Osteoporosis causes over 700,000 vertebral fractures each year in the USA (National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2004)
  • Osteoporosis causes over 250,000 wrist fractures each year in the USA (National Osteoporosis Foundation, 2004)
  • Osteoporosis accounts for 70% of all fractures for people over 45 in the US (NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center)
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Related information on causes of Fractures:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Fractures may be found in:

 

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