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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:Pathologic fracture
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Accession:HP:0002756 term browser browse the term
Definition:A pathologic fracture occurs when a bone breaks in an area that is weakened secondarily to another disease process such as tumor, infection, and certain inherited bone disorders. A pathologic fracture can occur without a degree of trauma required to cause fracture in healthy bone.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Spontaneous fracture
 alt_id: HP:0005633
 xref: MESH:D005598;   SNOMEDCT_US:22640007;   SNOMEDCT_US:268029009;   UMLS:C0016663

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of the skeletal system 0
          Abnormality of musculoskeletal physiology 0
            Increased susceptibility to fractures 0
              Pathologic fracture 0
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