Ginsburg released from hospital after fractured rib treatment

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FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves the stage after speaking to first-year students at Georgetown Law in Washington. Ginsburg has been hospitalized after fracturing three ribs in fall at court (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

WASHINGTON (NBC) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday, a day after she was admitted and treated for three fractured ribs following a fall in her office.

Ginsburg, 85, planned to work from home Friday.

Ginsburg went home after the Wednesday night fall but then went to George Washington University Hospital on Thursday morning after experiencing discomfort.

Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side and was admitted to the hospital for observation and treatment.

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