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How is a hip fracture diagnosed?

Most hip fractures are diagnosed in hospital after a fall. Imaging tests such as an X-ray or CT scan are used to confirm the position of the fracture.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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