Hip Fracture

About-hip fracture is a crack or break that occurs in the top of the thighbone, near the hip joint.
 
Symptoms-
hip fracture Bruising
hip fracture Inability to lift the weight
hip fracture Inability to move
hip fracture Pain in the hip or groin
hip fracture Shorter leg on the side of the injured hip
hip fracture Stiffness
hip fracture Swelling or inflammation of the hip
 
Causes-
hip fracture Accident, trauma or injury
hip fracture Fall
hip fracture Obesity
hip fracture Osteoporosis
hip fracture Weak bone
 
Risk factors
hip fracture Alcoholism
hip fracture Anorexia nervosa
hip fracture Certain medications
hip fracture Dementia
hip fracture Endocrine disorders
hip fracture Intestinal disorders
hip fracture Nutritional deficiency such as lack of calcium and vitamin D in the diet 
hip fracture Older age
hip fracture Osteoporosis
hip fracture Overactive thyroid
hip fracture Physical inactivity
hip fracture Smoking
 
Complications
hip fracture Bedsores
hip fracture Blood clots in the legs or lungs
hip fracture Death
hip fracture Pneumonia
hip fracture Urinary tract infections
 
Specialists to visit
Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon Physiotherapist
Orthopedic Surgeon Trauma Surgeon

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://orthoinfo.aaos.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.health.harvard.edu
https://www.webmd.com

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