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Spiral Fracture S shaped, your body causes it, not outside force comminuted 3 or more fragments at the fracture site
Green Stick most common in children, the bone splinters and "bends" countercoup the fracture occurs on the opposite side of impact
longitudinal goes down the length of the bone blowout wall of the eye socket is fractured
depressed usually in skull or in flat bones (baseball to head) can cause brain damage evulsion separation from the attachment place from ligament and bone
oblique foot is planted and it twists (if someone sat on your foot and you twisted strongly) stress overuse, tiered body, common in runners, only in weight bearing bones
Transverse receives a blow directly to the arm Epiphyseal aka-growth plate, fracture at the end of a long bone, can stunt your growth
Created by: sarahfulcher