Misdiagnosis of Underlying Causes of Wrist fracture

About underlying conditions: With a diagnosis of Wrist fracture, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Wrist fracture. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Wrist fracture. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis

Underlying conditions list: The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Wrist fracture includes:

  • Falls
  • Osteoporosis - caused bone weakness when the wrist will fracture from only a minor fall.

Wrist fracture as a complication: Other conditions that might have Wrist fracture as a complication might be potential underlying conditions. The list of conditions listing Wrist fracture as a complication includes:

Last revision: June 5, 2003

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