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  • heal
  • Most simple skull fractures will heal by themselves and you may be sent home with pain relief. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • then after one or two days, long, thin fibroblasts lay down a mesh or grid on which new tissue can grow (B). A blastema or area of new growth develops and new bone is forged that links the broken ends (C). Later remodeling strengthens the bone, restoring its true shape (D, E). At least four to six weeks are required for a fracture to heal completely. (daviddarling.info)
  • Fractures heal with normal bone, not with scar tissue. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • bones
  • The skull is made up of eight different bones which form the main part of the skull, protecting the brain. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • The other part of the skull (the face and jaw) consists of 14 bones. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • Fractures of the first type are by far the most common and are sudden breaks in healthy bones as the result of an applied force. (daviddarling.info)
  • The elderly are far susceptible to fractures than the pediatric population since their bones become brittle through senescence. (buzzle.com)
  • Diet can greatly affect the health of your bones, and hence make you more or less susceptible to bone fractures. (buzzle.com)
  • Different bones in the body have different capacities to bear impact, and hence vary in degree of susceptibility to fractures. (buzzle.com)
  • Certain medical conditions, such as osteopenia, osteoporosis, bone marrow cancer, bone cyst, or inherited bone disorders debilitate the bones to such an extent that a superficial impact, too, may cause the bones to fracture. (buzzle.com)
  • Although fractures involving the nasal bones are very common, it is often ignored by the patient. (drtbalu.com)
  • 1. Nasal bones and underlying cartilage are susceptible for fracture because of their more prominent and central position in the face. (drtbalu.com)
  • Types of nasal bone fractures: Fractures involving nasal bones are divided into three categories depending on the degree of damage, and its management. (drtbalu.com)
  • Class I fractures are mostly depressed fractures of nasal bones. (drtbalu.com)
  • In this group not only the nasal bones are fractured, the underlying frontonasal process of the maxilla is also fractured. (drtbalu.com)
  • A frontal impact may cause comminated fracture of nasal bones causing gross flattening and widening of the dorsum of the nose. (drtbalu.com)
  • lateral
  • The fractured segement usually regains its position because of its attachement along its lower border to the upper lateral cartilage. (drtbalu.com)
  • reduction
  • The pattern of fracture is a clue to the cause of the break and often indicates the best way to draw the broken ends of the bone together, a process called reduction . (daviddarling.info)
  • traumatic
  • For example, if you have suffered a traumatic brain injury or permanent damage to your skull or brain that will affect you for the rest of your life, you could expect to receive a substantial personal injury settlement. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • Normally, people suffer from a traumatic fracture as a result of them having performed an activity that subjected the bone to enduring excessive pressure, stress, or a deep impact -- for instance, a fall, or a vehicular accident. (buzzle.com)