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Bruno Peirone

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Amy Kapatkin

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Noel Moens

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32-A3 Simple transverse fractures of the femoral diaphysis

32-A3

32-A3 are simple transverse fractures of the femoral diaphysis. (Fracture angle >60° relative to the long axis of the bone)

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14 year old Border Collie with an A3 fracture from being kicked by horse.

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32-A

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