Eva Longoria Injured on Desperate Housewives Set

UPDATED 10/06/2006 at 02:15 PM EDT Originally published 10/06/2006 at 07:55 AM EDT

Eva Longoria Injured on Desperate Housewives Set
Eva Longoria
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A stumble on the set of Desperate Housewives sent Eva Longoria to the hospital, her publicist said.

"Eva slipped on one of the stairs coming out of her trailer," the rep, Liza Anderson, told the Associated Press. "Nothing is broken, but her ribs are very bruised."

The incident, first reported on Thursday by TV's Extra, will not require Longoria to take time off from her work on the show.

On Friday, the actress, 31, was in Paris visiting San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker, with whom she'd amicably split after nearly two years of dating.

Longoria's most recent injury was not the first she'd suffered on the job: In August 2005 she required emergency medical attention after being struck in the head by a piece of equipment while shooting a scene on location at Pasadena City College.

And in April, her costar Teri Hatcher suffered an eye injury when a light bulb exploded on the Housewives set. "Glass lodged in my right eye and proceeded to scratch my cornea," Hatcher told PEOPLE.

"I was taken to a wonderful eye doctor, and now am wearing a most glamorous eye patch over the right half of my face. I like to look at the positive and the good news is, the cornea is the fastest healing tissue in the body."

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