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Hip fracture

Hip fracture: Introduction

A break in the hip bone - also called a broken hip. Hip fractures in the elderly are commonly caused by falls - even a minor fall can result in a break. In younger people who generally have stronger bones, a hip fracture is more commonly caused by things such as car accidents. ...more »

Symptoms of Hip fracture

Treatments for Hip fracture

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Hip fracture: Related Patient Stories

Hip fracture: Deaths

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Types of Hip fracture

Hip fracture: Complications

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Causes of Hip fracture

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Disease Topics Related To Hip fracture

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Hip fracture: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hip fracture

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hip fracture

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Hip fracture: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Hip fracture

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hip fracture

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Hip fracture: Animations

Prognosis for Hip fracture

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Clinical Trials for Hip fracture

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Prevention of Hip fracture

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Statistics for Hip fracture

Hip fracture: Broader Related Topics

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