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Fracture article structure

Articles describing fractures require a different set of subheadings as the usual epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathology etc.. are not relevant. 

Example article: clavicular fractures 

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Introductory sentence, with the title of the article repeated and emboldened... e.g: Clavicular fractures are common, accounting for 2.6-10% of all fractures,  and often require minimal treatment. In some instances open reduction and internal fixation are required.

Epidemiology

This is optional, and not relevant for many fractures which do not have any specific epidemiology. 

Mechanism

Radiographic features

Report checklist

This section should include what features should be reported as well as relevant negatives. 

Treatment and prognosis

See also

This section should include bullet list of related articles 


Related articles

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