Early fracture callus in the diaphysis of human long bones. Histologic and ultrastructural study.

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The medullary callus and the periosteal callus of fractured long bones were studied in 26 adults undergoing open reduction and internal fixation of closed diaphyseal fractures that occurred 1 to 21 days before surgery. In the 1st week after fracture, a progressive increase was observed in the number of polymorphic mesenchymal cells in the medullary callus… (More)

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@article{Postacchini1995EarlyFC, title={Early fracture callus in the diaphysis of human long bones. Histologic and ultrastructural study.}, author={Franco Postacchini and Stefano Gumina and Dario Perugia and Carmine de Martino}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1995}, volume={310}, pages={218-28} }