DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Broken leg. X-ray of the broken leg of a 60 year old woman after a fall in the garden. She has broken both her tibia (shin bone, top) and her fibula (bottom). The bones will be immobilised, externally, using a cast, or internally, using metal pins to allow them to heal. It is important a bone is correctly aligned if it is heal properly and avoid future complications.
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