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  • wrist
  • Numbness of the hand can occur because of compression on the median nerve across the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome). (wikipedia.org)
  • X-ray of the affected wrist is required if a fracture is suspected. (wikipedia.org)
  • increases
  • Nonlinear behavior, like ductile fracture, can result in a rising R curve as the plastic zone at crack tip increases in size with extension. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, experiments on glass fibers that Griffith himself conducted suggested that the fracture stress increases as the fiber diameter decreases. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • While these injuries can occur in adults, they are more common in skeletally immature patients between ages 8-14. (posna.org)
  • In young adults, this fracture is the result of moderate to severe force such as a fall from a significant height or a motor vehicle accident (due to younger patients having stronger bone). (wikipedia.org)
  • epiphyseal growth plate
  • In the spongiosa, the chondrocytes are arranged in accordance with the epiphyseal growth plate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both Indian Hedgehog/Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein (IHh/PtHrP) and fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signaling pathways, important for development of the epiphyseal growth plate, are active in chondroblastoma leading to greater proliferation among the cells in the proliferating/pre-hypertrophic zone (cellular-rich area) versus the hypertrophic/calcifying zone (matrix-rich area). (wikipedia.org)
  • injury
  • These fractures occur due to a crushing injury to the growth plate from a compression force. (aaos.org)
  • In a growing child, a serious injury to a joint is more likely to damage a growth plate than the ligaments that stabilize the joint. (arthroscopy.com)
  • An injury that would cause a sprain in an adult can be a potentially serious growth plate injury in a young child. (arthroscopy.com)
  • These should be distinguished from congenital conditions that a child is born with, a childbirth injury actually occurs at the time of birth. (verywell.com)
  • Clavicle fractures are the most frequently encountered birth injury. (verywell.com)
  • The good news, is that even if an orthopedic injury occurs during childbirth, these will almost always resolve with simple observation. (verywell.com)
  • Because the brachial artery (the main artery in the upper arm) and the nerves that control movement of the hand sit along this bone, these fractures are also associated with an increased risk of vascular and nerve injury. (hss.edu)
  • For example, these descriptions may tell whether or not the fragments are aligned (displaced fracture) and whether or not the skin overlying the injury is damaged ( compound fracture ). (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Evidence for greenstick fractures found in the fossil record is studied by paleopathologists, specialists in ancient disease and injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Occasionally, fractures may not be seen on X-rays immediately after the injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • probability
  • This test is to rule out other cysts (which are quite unusual) If there is a high probability of a fracture resulting from the unicameral bone cyst, then surgical treatment is necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lateral
  • Anteroposterior (AP), lateral, and oblique views can be used together to describe the fracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Investigation of a potential distal radial fracture includes assessment of the angle of the joint surface on lateral X-ray (volar/dorsal tilt), the loss of length of the radius from the collapse of the fracture (radial length), and congruency of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Bleeding from the fracture expands the joint capsule and is visualized on the lateral view as a darker area anteriorly and posteriorly, and is known as the sail sign. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the northeastern Pacific margin there is a lateral shift, through the San Andreas Fault system, of the North American Plate and the Pacific Plate. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Growth plate fractures are often caused by a single event, such as a fall or car accident. (aaos.org)
  • Growth plate fractures occur twice as often in boys as in girls, because girls finish growing earlier than boys. (aaos.org)
  • They occur twice as often in boys as in girls, with the greatest incidence among 14-year-old boys and 11- to 12-year-old girls. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Most often these include bone, joint and nerve injuries that occur because the baby is positioned awkwardly during delivery. (verywell.com)
  • Because the fracture site in the bone is exposed to the outside world, these injuries often need to be cleaned out aggressively and often require anesthesia in the operating room to do the job effectively. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Nondisplaced or minimally displaced fractures can often be treated non operatively with either casting or bracing in full extension or slight flexion for approximately 6 weeks. (posna.org)
  • SCFEs often occur in obese adolescent males, especially young Black males, although it also affects females. (wikipedia.org)
  • Often occurs in broilers (chickens raised for meat) and other poultry which have been bred for fast growth rates. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is no firm date for when the changeover occurred, as the replacement of the sea bed is a continuous process, though reconstruction maps often change the name from Panthalassic to Pacific around the time the Atlantic Ocean began to open. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • They can also occur gradually as a result of repetitive stress on the bone, which may occur when a child overtrains in a sports activity. (aaos.org)
  • While growth plate injuries can be caused by an acute event, such as a fall or a blow to the body, they can also result from overuse. (arthroscopy.com)
  • Many of these injuries can be avoided by Caesarean delivery, however, there are a host of other risks that can occur as a result of that surgical procedure. (verywell.com)
  • If a broken bone or bone fragment pierces or puts pressure on the artery as a result of the fracture, the patient may come into the emergency room with a cold hand in which a pulse cannot be detected," Dr. Blanco notes. (hss.edu)
  • Large lesions can cause nearby areas of bone to thin, which may result in a fracture and cause pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the other theories is that the cysts result from a disorder of the growth plate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accidental or deliberate physical trauma may result in either a fracture, muscle bruising, or a contusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the TFCC attaches to the base of the ulnar styloid, displaced fractures can result in instability of the distal radio-ulnar joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, patients may have swelling for years related to the location and site of the lesion indicative of mechanical obstruction, nerve impingement, pseudoaneurysm of the overlying vessel, fracture at the stalk of the lesion, or formation of bursa over the osteochondroma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some have originated as chains of volcanic islands on the tectonic plates either as a result of mantle plumes or by fracture propagation. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result of the collision of the Nazca Plate and the South American Plate, the Andes Mountains emerged in western South America, close to the Peru-Chile Trench. (wikipedia.org)
  • cranial
  • This category includes the various groups of the Fanconi The craniosynostoses impair cranial growth and lead syndrome (with renally related osteomalacia), the Cof- to increased intracranial pressure. (maxvaluepharmacy.com)
  • A skull fracture is a break in one or more of the eight bones that form the cranial portion of the skull, usually occurring as a result of blunt force trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • A fracture in conjunction with an overlying laceration that tears the epidermis and the meninges, or runs through the paranasal sinuses and the middle ear structures, bringing the outside environment into contact with the cranial cavity is called a compound fracture. (wikipedia.org)
  • This area of the cranial floor is weakened further by the presence of multiple foramina as a result this section is at higher risk for basilar skull fractures to occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other areas more susceptible to fractures are the cribriform plate, the roof of orbits in the anterior cranial fossa, and the areas between the mastoid and dural sinuses in the posterior cranial fossa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compound depressed skull fractures occur when there is a laceration over the fracture, putting the internal cranial cavity in contact with the outside environment, increasing the risk of contamination and infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Naturally occurring as well as synthetic steroidal glucocorticoids have been widely used for over fifty years for the treatment of acute and chronic inflammatory and immune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic fever, asthma, allergic rhinitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and ulcerative colitis. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • When this happens, it is usually considered a stress fracture , and the prognosis for this type of Jones fracture is poorer than with an acute Jones fracture. (verywell.com)
  • Manipulation of the fracture frequently results in osteonecrosis and the acute loss of articular cartilage (chondrolysis) because of the tenuous nature of the blood supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • parallel
  • Linear skull fractures are usually of little clinical significance unless they parallel in close proximity or transverse a suture, or they involve a venous sinus groove or vascular channel. (wikipedia.org)
  • joints
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  • greatly
  • Of note is the fracture toughness of composites (made by combining engineering ceramics with engineering polymers) (in the zone of engineering alloys), which greatly exceeds the individual fracture toughness of the constituent materials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surface
  • This previously unidentified progenitor occurs as a temporally discrete population during ES cell differentiation, and differs from the preceding and succeeding populations in gene expression and differentiation potential, with the unique ability to form surface ectoderm in response to BMP4 signalling. (biologists.org)
  • Enamel hypoplasia refers to transverse furrows or pits that form in the enamel surface of teeth when the normal process of tooth growth stops, resulting in a deficit of enamel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surface hypoplasias record stressors occurring from about one to seven years, or up to 13 years if the third molar is included. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Fractures here are a painful experience and can limit your ability to walk normally and engage in work, recreation, and athletic activity. (verywell.com)
  • A related concept is the work of fracture ( γ w o f {\displaystyle \gamma _{wof}} ) which is directly proportional to K I c 2 / E {\displaystyle K_{Ic}^{2}/E} , where E {\displaystyle E} is the Young's modulus of the material. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cerebral palsy has been documented throughout history with the first known descriptions occurring in the work of Hippocrates in the 5th century BCE. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially
  • SCFEs often occur in obese adolescent males, especially young Black males, although it also affects females. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Agulhas Bank is dominated by westerly winds and most of the upwelling on the bank is related to the interaction of the Agulhas Current on the eastern edge, but easterly winds do occur, especially in summer and fall, and can generate local upwelling cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • This occurs particularly on platy minerals, especially micas. (wikipedia.org)
  • planes
  • Scars of Velious also reintroduced Ethereal Planes such as the Plane of Growth, home of Tunare (goddess of nature) and the Plane of Mischief. (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE or skiffy, slipped upper femoral epiphysis, SUFE or souffy, coxa vara adolescentium) is a medical term referring to a fracture through the growth plate (physis), which results in slippage of the overlying end of the femur (epiphysis). (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • At least 7 spreading centers have been recognized, and plate measurements near Axial show that the ridge is separating at a rate of 6 cm (2 in) per year, producing a complex system of oceanic basins and ridges. (wikipedia.org)
  • stress
  • Comparatively, engineering ceramics have a lower fracture toughness, which leads to ease of cracking, but show an exceptional improvement in the stress fracture that is attributed to their 1.5 orders of magnitude strength increase, relative to metals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Porous ceramics have been shown to behave exactly like this under both compression stress and tensile stress, however, the fracture toughness values are ten times lower under tension. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Society for Testing and Materials defines fatigue life, Nf, as the number of stress cycles of a specified character that a specimen sustains before failure of a specified nature occurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foot
  • It usually occurs after jumping up and landing forcefully on your foot. (verywell.com)
  • After reporting to your doctor or the hospital and if a Jones fracture is suspected, an x-ray will most likely be taken to see the bones of your foot. (verywell.com)
  • After an appropriate amount of healing has occurred, usually 6-8 weeks after injury, your doctor will take the cast off your foot. (verywell.com)
  • easily
  • Skull fractures occur more easily at the thin squamous temporal and parietal bones, the sphenoid sinus, the foramen magnum (the opening at the base of the skull that the spinal cord passes through), the petrous temporal ridge, and the inner portions of the sphenoid wings at the base of the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • The main focus of physical therapy after a Jones fracture is to overcome the effects of being immobilized and to improve function related to walking and moving around. (verywell.com)
  • materials
  • In materials science, fracture toughness is a property which describes the ability of a material to resist fracture, and is one of the most important properties of any material for many design applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just as the elastic properties of materials, like elastic moduli and strength, vary among material class, so too does the fracture toughness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Figure.1 graphs the fracture toughness vs. strength for various materials and materials classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, unlike most elastic properties, fracture toughness displays a wide variation across materials, about 4 orders of magnitude. (wikipedia.org)
  • Explicitly, when the strength of these materials is increased we can expect to see an accompanied increase in fracture toughness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, materials that are on the upper left most part of the diagram are used to design a system's failure against flow, because these materials yield before they are fractured. (wikipedia.org)
  • While materials on the lower right most part of the diagram are used to design a system's failure against fracture, because these materials fracture before yielding. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • This geologic province forms part of the Ring of Fire, an area where large numbers of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur along the Pacific Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • types
  • Whether it's providing education or immediate care when injuries occur, our Sports Medicine and Wellness team at Centerpoint Medical Center caters to all types of athletes when the situation arises. (centerpointmedical.com)
  • zone
  • The fracture occurs at the hypertrophic zone of the physeal cartilage. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a product of the Cobb hotspot, but now sits on an ocean spreading center between the Juan de Fuca Plate and the North American Plate, offset by the Blanco Fracture Zone to the south and a ridge-built triple junction to the north. (wikipedia.org)
  • method
  • Treatments using steroid injections are preferred over curettage, but there are few risks from the method, which are limited to infection, fracture, and reappearance of the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • their arrangement along the caldera walls suggests that they were an important component in the volcano's early growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • thin
  • Plastic-elastic fracture toughness is denoted by JIc, with the unit of J/cm2 or lbf-in/in2, and is a measurement of the energy required to grow a thin crack. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • This occurs in an estimated 10 to 20% of people, primarily normosmic CHH cases rather than KS cases and only found in people who have undergone some form of testosterone replacement therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • strength
  • For this reason, it is beneficial to think of an increase in strength (within the engineering alloys) as a direct decrease in fracture toughness, which is correlated with a lower ductility of the material. (wikipedia.org)
  • history
  • Study of magnetic delineations along the seamount have modeled the ridge's history up to 30 million years ago, and shown that growth has progressed mostly in the north, with some southward progression dating back 3.5 million years. (wikipedia.org)
  • movement
  • Play media Cerebral palsy is defined as "a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • section
  • pathogens have Methyl shortcut and stick, permanent as naturopath and RecipesHealthy project and indica, prescription section growth, succinyl-coA engineers, and Quicktime Public access using modern order model and product at exposed findings. (pd19.org)
  • features
  • The exact genetic nature of each particular case of KS / HH will determine which, if any, of the non-reproductive features will occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • This manifests as realignment of textural features, growth and realignment of micas and growth of new minerals. (wikipedia.org)
  • theory
  • As an engineer, Leonardo conceived ideas vastly ahead of his own time, conceptually inventing an improved version of the helicopter, an armoured fighting vehicle, the use of concentrated solar power, a calculator, a rudimentary theory of plate tectonics and the double hull. (wikipedia.org)