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  • bony
  • Floyd broke the olecranon -- the bony tip of the ulna that sticks out behind the elbow -- as he made Pre-reduction antero-posterior and lateral wrist radiographs were obtained and fracture pattern, radiocarpal joint surface tilt, radial length, radial inclination and ulnar variance were measured. (blogspot.com)
  • Injury
  • Ankle fractures are more likely when the patient is unable to weight bear immediately after the injury. (prezi.com)
  • It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. (healthtap.com)
  • Another possibility is that in addition to the lunate fracture, you have also sustained a bone or ligamentous injury to the thumb itself. (healthtap.com)
  • The objective of early fracture management is to control bleeding, prevent ischemic injury (bone death) and to remove sources of infection such as foreign bodies and dead tissues. (orthopedicandsportsspecialists.com)
  • direct fracture one at the site of injury. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • indirect fracture one distant from the site of injury. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Syndesmotic injury, also called a high ankle sprain, is usually not a fracture, but can be treated as a fracture. (marknewmanmd.com)
  • In children, severe injury to the joint may result in a growth plate fracture rather than a ligament injury. (riversideorthopedics.com)
  • Any injury that can cause a sprain in an adult can cause a growth plate fracture in a child. (riversideorthopedics.com)
  • Despite the fact that these two classification systems [ 14 , 17 ] were able to describe the pathoanatomy or morphology of the PMF in ankle fracture, neither classification described the morphological characteristics of the PMF according to the ankle fracture pattern or injury mechanism. (biomedcentral.com)
  • On the other hand, the Lauge-Hansen classification system is complex and cumbersome due to the need to understand the different stages of pathological damage in addition to the fracture pattern depending on the injury mechanism. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Boxer fractures are an impaction injury (axial loading of the 5thmetacarpal) almost always result as a consequence of a direct blow with a clenched fist against a solid surface. (radiopaedia.org)
  • Boxer fractures are named after the common mechanism of injury, namely that of throwing a punch. (radiopaedia.org)
  • When a fracture injury happens, x-ray and other diagnostic tests should be done. (bonesfracture.com)
  • However, if proper classification is done, the doctor would already have an idea as to how the injury should be treated even before the completion of the fracture diagnosis. (bonesfracture.com)
  • However, some classifications have combined Weber fracture classification with another system in order to get a much clearer picture of the ankle injury. (bonesfracture.com)
  • Salter Harris fracture classification is based on how the physis, epiphysis and metaphysis are affected by the injury. (bonesfracture.com)
  • The proper categorization of the Salter Harris injury is important because this would help the doctor determine the most effective Salter Harris fracture treatment. (bonesfracture.com)
  • skull fractures
  • Damage to adjacent structures such as nerves, muscles or blood vessels, spinal cord, and nerve roots (for spine fractures), or cranial contents (for skull fractures) may cause other specific signs and symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Treatment starts with non-surgical methods, and in cases where the fracture is unstable and cannot be realigned, surgical methods are employed. (marknewmanmd.com)
  • With surgical treatment, the fractured bone is accessed by making an incision over the ankle area and then specially designed plates are screwed onto the bone, to realign and stabilize the fractured parts. (marknewmanmd.com)
  • Hefner may require another surgical "Both the radius and ulna have been broken, so she has had to have a plate The team also posted on their Facebook page: "The cost of repair to fracture will be £500 - £600, that is on top of the xrays and hospitalisation she has already had. (blogspot.com)