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Is a hip fracture serious?

A hip fracture is a serious injury and requires immediate medical attention. Hip fractures can lead to frailty, loss of mobility and independence and an increased risk of death.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
Rating: 4.7 out of 5
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Category: Perthes disease

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