Bone Fractures

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Bone Fractures
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2011-04-02 22:40:37
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Bone Fractures
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  1. Compression
    Fracture occurs in a vertebra from trauma or pathology leading to the vertebra being crushed
  2. Fracture occurs in a vertebra from trauma or pathology leading to the vertebra being crushed
    Compression
  3. Fracture occurs in an area of bone weakened by disease
    Pothologic
  4. Pathologic
    Fracture occures in an area of bone weakened by disease
  5. Fracture dose not extend completely across the bone
    Incomplete
  6. Incomplete
    Fracture dose not extend completely across the bone
  7. Bone is broken, but the skin is not
    Closed
  8. Closed
    Bone is broken, but the skin is not
  9. One side breaks, the other bends
    Greenstick
  10. Greenstick
    One side breaks, the other bends
  11. One bone fragment is driven into the other, with resulting shortening of a limb
    Impacted
  12. Impacted
    One bone fragment is driven into the other, with resulting shortening of a limb
  13. Fracture spirals a round the long axis of the bone
    Spiral
  14. Spiral
    Fracture sprials a round the long axis of the bone
  15. The bone breaks into several pieces, usually two major pieces and several smaller ones
    Comminuted
  16. Comminuted
    The bone breaks into several pieces, usually two major pieces and several smaller ones
  17. A bone is broken into at least two fragments
    Complete
  18. Complete
    A bone is broken into at least two fragments
  19. The fractured bone parts are out of alignment
    Displaced
  20. Displaced
    The fractured bone parts are out of alignment
  21. A fragment of the fractured bone breaks the skin, or a wound extends to the site of the fracture
    Open
  22. Open
    A fragment of the fractured bone breaks the skin, or a wound extends to the site of the fracture
  23. Diagonal fracture runs across the long axis of the bone
    Oblique
  24. Oblique
    Diagonal fracture runs across the long axis of the bone
  25. The fracture is at a right angle to the long axis of the bone
    Transverse
  26. Transverse
    The fracture is at a right angle to the long axis of the bone
  27. Fracture runs parallel to the long axis of the bone
    Linear
  28. Linear
    Fracture runs parallel to the long axis of the bone

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