Atraumatic fracture

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 18 Dec 2019

Atraumatic fractures, as the name suggests, occur with no trauma or minimal trauma that would not normally be expected to result in a fracture 1. They can be:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: fourth metatarsal stress fracture
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  • Case 2: bisphosphonate-related fracture
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  • Case 3: metaphyseal pathological fracture
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