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Bruno Peirone

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Amy Kapatkin

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Noel Moens

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32-A1 Incomplete fractures of the femoral diaphysis

32-A1

32-A1 are incomplete fractures of the femoral diaphysis. Incomplete fractures are very rare and typically occur in young animals affected by metabolic pathologies, such as nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism.

definition

General considerations

32-A type fractures are simple or incomplete fractures of the femoral diaphysis.
They generally result from low energy trauma.