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telescoping fractureOrthopedics A fracture seen in osteogenesis imperfecta where marked osteoporosis facilitates an axial compaction fracture with collapse, shortening and thickening of long bones. See Compaction, Compression fracture, Osteogenesis imperfecta.
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