Vocab Exam 3 - Fracture Types
Home > Preview
The flashcards below were created by user
on FreezingBlue Flashcards.
An incomplete fracture typically occuring in children in which the bone becomes bent as the result of compressive force.
A common incomplete fracture in children in which the cortex of the bone fractures from an excessive compression force.
A fracture in which the bone is broken into three or more pieces.
Fractures that result from multiple compressive loads.
A type of fracture occurring most frequently in children in which there is incomplete breakage of the bone.
A broken bone in which the end of one bone becomes wedged into another bone, as could be the case in a fall from a significant height.
Le Fort fractures
Maxillary fractures that are classified into three categories based on their anatomic location.
A fracture that travels diagonally from one side of the bone to the other.
Open book pelvic fracture
A life-threatening fracture of the pelvis caused by a force that displaces one or both sides of the pelvis laterally and posteriorly.
A fracture that occurs in an area of abnormally weakened bone.
A fracture that results from exaggerated stress on the bone caused by unusually rapid muscle development.
Fractures of the distal humerus that occur just proximal to the elbow.
What would you like to do?
Home > Flashcards > Print Preview