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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Increased susceptibility to fractures
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Accession:HP:0002659 term browser browse the term
Definition:An abnormally increased tendency to fractures of bones caused by an abnormal reduction in bone strength that is generally associated with an increased risk of fracture.
Comment:This is a bundled term that will be made obsolete.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Abnormal susceptibility to fractures;   Bone fragility;   Frequent broken bones;   Increased bone fragility;   Increased tendency to fractures
 alt_id: HP:0002662;   HP:0002798;   HP:0005710;   HP:0005783;   HP:0005931
 xref: UMLS:C1390474

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormal musculoskeletal physiology 0
            Increased susceptibility to fractures 0
              Bowing of limbs due to multiple fractures 0
              Multiple prenatal fractures 0
              Painless fractures due to injury 0
              Pathologic fracture 0
              Recurrent fractures + 0
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