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closed fracture fracture with no open skin wound. aka simple fracture
Colles' fracture common type of wrist fracture
Comminuted fracture in which bone is shattered or crushed into many small pieces or fragments
Compound fracture in which skin has been broken through the fracture. aka open fracture
Compression fracture involving loss of height of vertebral body
fracture broken bone
greenstick fracture in which there is incomplete break; one side of bone is broken and other side is bent; this type of fracture is commonly found in children due to softer and more pliable bone structure
Impacted fracture in which bone fragments are pushed into each other
Oblique fracture at an angle to bone
Pathologic fracture caused by diseased or weakened bone
Spiral fracture in which fracture line spirals around shaft of bone; can be caused by twisting injury
Stress slight fracture caused by repetitive low-impact forces, like running, rather than single forceful impact
Transverse complete fracture that is straight across bone at right angles to long axis of bone
Created by: hmvu112