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    A fracture (broken bone) is a common injury caused when a force exerted on a bone causes it to break. A closed fractures occurs when the broken bone does not puncture the skin. If it does protrude through the skin, it is called an open fracture. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about bone fractures, what fractures look like, how to treat fractures, and much more.

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