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Types Of Fractures

Types Of Bone Fractures

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What type of fracture occurs when: the bone is broken but there is no open wound in the skin? Closed
What type of fracture occurs when: the bone is broken and a fragment of bone protrudes through an open wound in the skin? Open/ Compound
What type of fracture occurs: near the wrist joint at distal end of the radius? Colles
What type of fracture occurs when: bone collapses or is compressed, as may happen to vertebrae in osteoporosis or with traumatic injury? Compression
What type of fracture occurs when: bone is partially broken; it breaks on one surface and only bends on the other, as when a mall tree branch breaks; occurs in children? Greenstick
What type of fracture occurs when: one fragment is driven firmly into the other? Impacted
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