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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:Recurrent fractures
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Accession:HP:0002757 term browser browse the term
Definition:The repeated occurrence of bone fractures (implying an abnormally increased tendency for fracture).
Comment:This term will be made obsolete. The annotations need to be checked.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Frequent fractures;   Increased fracture rate;   Increased fractures;   Multiple fractures;   Multiple spontaneous fractures;   Varying degree of multiple fractures
 alt_id: HP:0002660;   HP:0002767;   HP:0002809
 xref: MESH:D000069076;   SNOMEDCT_US:134291007;   SNOMEDCT_US:5468008;   UMLS:C0016655;   UMLS:C1833752;   UMLS:C3805574;   UMLS:C3806283

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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
              Recurrent fractures 0
                Fractures of the long bones + 0
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