Bone fracture
A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture can be the result of high force impact or s...
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Here's What Marijuana Does to Broken Bones
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research last week says that a component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) "significantly helps heal bone fractures." It also strengthens...
Bone healing
Bone healing, or fracture healing, is a proliferative physiological process in which the body facilitates the repair of a bone fracture.Generally bone fracture treatment consists of a doctor reducing ...
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Child bone fracture
A child bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone of a child (a person younger than the age of 18) is cracked or broken. About 15% of all injuries in children are fracture injuries. Bone fr...
Toddler's fracture
Toddler's fractures or childhood accidental spiral tibial (CAST) fractures are bone fractures of the distal (lower) part of the shin bone (tibia) in toddlers (aged 9 months-3 years) and other young ch...
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Flexion teardrop fracture
A flexion teardrop fracture is a fracture of the anteroinferior aspect of a cervical vertebral body due to flexion of the spine along with vertical axial compression. A teardrop fracture is usually as...
Here's What Marijuana Does to Broken Bones
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research last week says that a component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) "significantly helps heal bone fractures." It also strengthens...
March fracture
March fracture, also known as fatigue fracture or stress fracture of metatarsal bone, is the fracture of the distal third of one of the metatarsals occurring because of recurrent stress. It is more c...
Colles' fracture
A Colles' fracture, also raikar's fracture, is a fracture of the distal radius in the forearm with dorsal (posterior) and radial displacement of the wrist and hand. The fracture is sometimes referred ...
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Tripod fracture
The tripod fracture, also called the zygomaticomaxillary complex or malar fracture, is composed of a set of three (actually 4) bone fractures. The first portion of the tripod fracture involves the max...
Duverney fracture
Duverney fractures are isolated pelvic fractures involving only the iliac wing. They are caused by direct trauma to the iliac wing, and are generally stable fractures as they do not disrupt the weight...
Smith's fracture
A Smith's fracture, also sometimes known as a reverse Colles' fracture or Goyrand-Smith's, is a fracture of the distal radius. It is caused by a direct blow to the dorsal forearm or falling onto flexe...
Spiral fracture
A spiral fracture (a.k.a. torsion fracture) is a bone fracture occurring when torque (a rotating force) is applied along the axis of a bone. Spiral fractures often occur when the body is in motion whi...
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Essex-Lopresti fracture
The Essex-Lopresti fracture is a fracture of the radial head with concomitant dislocation of the distal radio-ulnar joint with disruption of the interosseous membrane. The injury is named after Peter ...
Distal radius fracture
A distal radius fracture is a common bone fracture of the radius in the forearm. Because of its proximity to the wrist joint, this injury is often called a wrist fracture. Treatment is usually with im...
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Hume fracture
The Hume fracture is an injury of the elbow comprising a fracture of the olecranon with an associated anterior dislocation of the radial head which occurs in children. It was originally described as a...
Clay-shoveler fracture
Clay-shoveler's fracture is a stable fracture through the spinous process of a vertebra occurring at any of the lower cervical or upper thoracic vertebrae, classically at C6 or C7. In Australia in the...
Boxer's fracture
A Bar Room Fracture is a fracture of the fourth and/or fifth metacarpal bones transverse neck secondary to an indirect force such as striking an object with a closed fist due to axial loading. Often...
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Bennett's fracture
Bennett fracture is a fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone which extends into the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint. This intra-articular fracture is the most common type of fracture of the thu...
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Le Fort fracture of ankle
Le Fort's fracture of the ankle is a vertical fracture of the antero-medial part of the distal fibula with avulsion of the anterior tibiofibular ligament, opposite to a Tillaux-Chaput avulsion fractur...
Clavicle fracture
A clavicle fracture is a bone fracture in the clavicle, or collarbone. It is often caused by a fall onto an outstretched upper extremity, a fall onto a shoulder, or a direct blow to the clavicle. Many...
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Jefferson fracture
A Jefferson fracture is a bone fracture of the anterior and posterior arches of the C1 vertebra, though it may also appear as a three or two part fracture. The fracture may result from an axial load ...
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Vertebral compression fracture
A compression fracture is a collapse of a vertebra. It may be due to trauma or due to a weakening of the vertebra (compare with burst fracture). This weakening is seen in patients with osteoporosis or...
Vertebral compression fracture - Wikipedia
Le Fort fracture of skull
Le Fort fractures are types of facial fractures involving the maxillary bone and surrounding structures in a usually bilateral and either horizontal, pyramidal or transverse way. LeFort fractures are ...
Le Fort fracture of skull - Wikipedia
Femoral fracture
A femoral fracture is a bone fracture that involves the femur.
Femoral shaft fractures can be classified with the Winquist and Hansen classification, which is based on the amount of comminution:
Tibial plateau fracture
A tibial plateau fracture is a bone fracture or break in the continuity of the bone occurring in the proximal part of the tibia or shinbone called the tibial plateau; affecting the knee joint, stabili...
Tibial plateau fracture - Wikipedia