The broken ends of the bone protrude through the skin. Conversely, a closed fracture does not break the skin
Open (compound) fracture
The bone is splintered, crushed, or broken into pieces at the site of impact, and smaller bone fragments lie between the two main fragments
One end of the fractured bone is forcefully driven into the interior of the other
Fracture of the distal end of the lateral leg bone (fibula), with serious injury of the distal tibial articulation
Fracture of the distal end of the lateral forearm bone (radius) in which the distal fragment is displaced posteriorly
What is the hormone that regulates calcium?
The degeneration of articular cartilage such that the bony ends touch; the resulting friction of bone against bone worsens the condition. Usually associated with the elderly.
Oversecretion of hGH during childhood produces a person to become much taller and heavier than normal
Undersecretion of hgH produces a person ti have a short stature
Oversecretion of hgH during adulthood
Two forms of the same disease that result from inadequate calcification of the extracellular bone matrix, usually caused by a vitamin D deficiency; A disease of children in which growing bones become soft or rubbery and are easily deformed.
Main minerals that bones need when growing
calcium and phosphorous
The branch of medial science concerned with prevention or correction of disorders of the musculoskeletal system (skeletal system, articulations, and associated structures)
the care of the human foot, especially the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders.
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders.