Femur Fracture

Specialty of Orthopaedic Surgery

Femur fracture is a break in the bone at the thigh from the hip to the knee, hence you will also call the thigh bone. The fracture can be due to various causes, which must be by a large direct impact, since the femur is the longest and strongest bone in the body. This problem can also be caused by risk factors such as advanced age, postmenopausal osteoporosis, reduction of mass musuclar, suffering from diseases such as osteoporosis or cancer that weaken bones and, finally, the practice of contact sports such as football. Regarding the treatment depends on the degree of injury, since undergoing surgery to a simple splint.

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