Clinical features of neoplastic pathological fracture in long bones.

@article{Hu2012ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of neoplastic pathological fracture in long bones.},
  author={Yong-Cheng Hu and Deng-xing Lun and Han Wang},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 17},
  pages={3127-32}
}
BACKGROUND Pathological fractures signify a potentially more aggressive subset of the original disease with higher misdiagnosis rates and inferior oncologic results. The purpose of the present study was to explore the clinical features of neoplastic pathological fracture in extremities. METHODS From August 2002 to December 2010, a consecutive series of 139 patients suffering neoplastic pathological fracture were recruited, including 79 males and 60 females with a mean age of 31.3 years… CONTINUE READING

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