Bone health

New score promises to help identify atypical femur fractures

Australian researchers have developed a simple tool which helps distinguish between atypical femur fractures (AFF) and typical femur fractures unrelated to severe trauma in women. Its developers said it would help identify fractures that are a rare but serious complication of long‐term bisphosphonate use and which may otherwise may go unrecognised. The score, published in ...

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