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hairline fracture caused by repetitive micro traumas AKA fatigue fracture.
increased pressure in the area reduces circulation in the area
fracture that has not healed within 6 months of injury
a pulling force applied to pins in bones to realign bones for healing
Open Reduction Internal Fixation
tumor consisting of damaged nerve cells
presence of unusual antibodies of the IgG with RA
a line of frature. does not include the whole bone.
a fracture with no associated skin opening
surgical creation of a joint. AKA total joint replacement
total joint arthroplasty
chronic metabolic disease in which bone loss causes decreased density and possible fracture
partial dislocation of a joint
non bony union of a fracture which starts the healing process.
incision through the skin and subcutaneous tissues into the fascia to relieve pressure of compartment syndroms.
fracture heals incorrectly
enlarged bursae behind the knee
replacement of part of the joint
pulling force applied to skin via use of boot, belt, or halter to control muscle spasms.
a bone partially bent and partially broken that occurs in children only
skin traction used to prevent muscle spasms after hip fracture.
caused by fat globules released from yellow bone marrow into the blood stream within 12 to 48 hours after injury.
myoglobulin release from skeletal muscle into the bloodstream.
progressive degeneration of cartilage in one or more joints. AKA DJD degenerative joint disease
a fracture of a vertebrae by pressure along the long axis of the collumn
Produced by a loading force applied to the long axis of cancellous bone.
realignment of bone ends for proper healing.
open fracture with soft tissue injury graded as a 1-3.
Increased risk of osteomyelitis.
May result in hypovolemic shock.
assessment consists of 5 P's and should be performed hourly the first few hours after musculoskeletal trauma or surgery.
pins are inserted through the skin and the affected bone and then connected to a ridgid external frame.
caused by the clogging of the renal tubluars with muscle proteins.
myoglobinuric renal failure.
morning stiffness of RA that last 45 minutes to several hours.
diagnostic test or surgical procedure
bone death due to lack of circulation.
a fracture that never completely heals.
pain, paresis or paralysis, paresthesia, pallor, pulselessness.
rest, ice, compression, elevation
excision of necrosed bone
a grating sound caused by loosened bone and cartilage
pain in the missing body part.
phantom limb pain
syndrome of dry eyes, dry mouth, and dry vagina.
fracture of a diseased or weakened bone produced by a force that would not have fractured a healthy bone.
excessive joint fluid
systemic inflammatory autoimmune disorder affecting the joints
infection in the bone
bone broken into two seperate pieces