Sternum fracture

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What is sternum fracture?

A sternum fracture is a break in the breast bone, the long flat bone located at the midline of the chest. This bone helps to protect the heart and lungs.

Common symptoms reported by people with sternum fracture

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for sternum fracture

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Compare treatments taken by people with sternum fracture

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Who has sternum fracture on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say sternum fracture is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 2
50s 6
60s 6
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 13

These charts show data from sternum fracture patients who have completed their condition history
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