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Female Aged 74 With Osteopenia Rheumatoid Arthritis Open Gustilo Grade II Tibial Fracture

Case Information: Female, age 74, rheumatoid arthritis treated with methotrexate, osteopenia with pronounced cortical thinning. Mechanical fall from less than standing height resulted in an open (Gustilo -Anderson II)...

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High-Risk Case: Insulin Dependent Brittle Diabetic OTA/AO 42-A1 Fracture

Case Information: Female, age 46, insulin-dependent brittle diabetes with poorly controlled blood sugar (elevated HbA1c).  Fall from standing height resulted in a closed tibial fracture, OTA/AO 42-A1. The patient...

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