a fracture in bone weakened by disease of the nerve supply.
a fracture associated with the destruction of the nerve supply to a specific bone.
neurogenic fractureA term of uncertain clinical utility for a fracture occurring in a bone weakened by disuse atrophy associated with neural damage and associated neuromuscular disease.
neu·ro·gen·ic frac·ture(nūr'ō-jen'ik frak'shŭr)
A break in a bone weakened by disease of its nerve supply.