Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pathologic Fracture Underlying Cause

Conditions that weaken bones and may result in pathologic fractures include:

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pathologic Fracture References
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