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Criteria for Internal Fixation of Metastatic Lesions in Weight-Bearing Long Bones

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Metastatic lesions involving weight-bearing long bones should have prophylactic internal fixation to prevent pathologic fracture if certain features are present. These features predict fractures with significant clinical consequences.

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