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Its when both femurs (thigh bone) are broken. They can either be closed or open. (The bone breaks through the skin or stays inline)

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Q: What is a bilateral fracture of the femur?
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Blood lose in a bilateral femur fracture?

Bilateral means both sides. Femur is your hip. Someone with bilateral femur fracture and blood loss is someone who is bleeding(internally) from having broken the hip on both sides. The amount of blood lose can vary.

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A femur fracture is critical, period. To have two femur fractures doubles their chances of possibly having a severed artery, and bleeding out.

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Is fracture of the femur the same as fracture of the hip? Yes

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A fracture is a disruption in the structure of a bone. For example a crack or a break in a bone. A femur fracture is therefor a crack or break in the femur.

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Yes, femur fractures are especially common in older people.

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