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Pathology Fractures

TermDefinition
Pott's fx of lower portion of fibula, involvment of both malleoli and dislocation of the ankle
Jones fx base of 5th metatarsal
Smith fx of distal radius, anterior displacement
Colles fx of distal radius, posterior displacement
subluxation partial or incomplete dislocation
stellate star shaped fx
plastic soft bone bends but does not break
fracture discontinuity of a bone due to force
comminuted fx that includes 3 or more fragments, shattered
closed/simple fx that does not break the skin
open/compound fx that breaks the skin
march stress fx caused by continued stress to bone
orif open reduction internal fixation
jeffersons comminuted fx at ring of the atlas, c-1
hangmans bilateral avulsion fx of lamina or pedicle of c2
malunion fx that is healing in a faulty position.
delayed union fx that takes longer to heal than average
non union fx that has stopped healing or do not join
Created by: degeeters98