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Broken Leg (cont.)

Broken Leg Treatment

A broken bone in the leg requires medical treatment. Home-care consists of keeping the leg with the broken bone immobilized, elevated, and wrapped in an ice pack until medical help can be sought.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/27/2013

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