fracture

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Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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Prior fracture is defined as a previous fragility fracture after 40 years of age excluding fractures of the face, fingers and toes.
A meta-analysis of more than 45,000 women with information on prior fractures from 11 multinational prospective trials demonstrated that a past history of an adult fragility fracture increased the risk of any fracture by 84% and subsequent hip fracture by 77% compared with no past history of fragility fractures [14].
A bone fragility fracture is by definition caused by a minimal injury that would not normally break a bone.
Intermittent teriparatide (PTH) is an anabolic treatment option that is used for women at very high risk of fragility fracture.
Unless a therapy has been demonstrated prospectively to reduce the likelihood of fragility fractures, however, it cannot receive regulatory approval for treatment of osteoporosis.
An analysis adjusted for demographics, comorbid disease, smoking, and alcohol abuse determined that men with HIV had a 24% higher fragility fracture rate than men without HIV (Table 2).
Fragility fractures did not involve the skull, facial bones, fingers, or toes, and were not linked with severe trauma or pathological fractures.
5] Further, a claims-based study carried out in Ontario compared 19 079 men aged at least 66 years with prostate cancer who had used ADT for at least 6 months or who had undergone orchiectomy with matched controls who had not received ADT; the former group had a significantly increased risk of fragility fractures (HR 1.
A number of large studies have demonstrated fracture risk reduction with vitamin D in patients with prevalent fragility fractures.
Fragility fracture prevalence rose steeply starting at age 40 in both the HIV-positive and negative groups, but the climb was steeper among both women and men with HIV than in their HIV-negative counterparts (Figure 2).
Survival rates following a wrist fracture, the third most common fragility fracture and the number one upper extremity fracture in older adults, also are lower among men.
celiac or Crohn's disease), previous fragility fracture, or a family history of osteoporosis and fractures.
A score that predicts death and hospital admission in people with HIV infection also predicted which male Veterans would have a fragility fracture (a bone broken because of low bone density) during an average 6 years of care.
Finite element analysis of the MR images revealed lower elastic modulus in the femoral neck of the fragility fracture patient (0.
5 or less at any anatomic site or a T score of -2 or less with one risk factor (fracture or parental hip fracture after age 50, prior hyperthyroidism, inability to rise from a chair with arms elevated, or current smoker) or a T score of--1 or less with a history of a fragility fracture.