J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1970 Sep;5(3):143-147. 10.4055/jkoa.1970.5.3.143.

Clinical Analysis of Pathological Fracture of Long Bones


The authors attempted a clinical study on 45 patients of the Pathologic fracture treated at Orthopedic Department, the National Medical Center in the period of 1959 through 1969. Sixty eight established pathologic fractures in 45 patients were analsyed and classified, namey 21 Osteomyelitis, 15 Bone tumors, 3 Osteogenesis Imperfecta and etc. Treatment was variably selected according to the underlying diseases and type of fractures. Special consideration and review of literatures for the different circumstances of pathologic fractures were empirically depicted.

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