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And their definitions. a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skin.

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1 And their definitions

2 a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skin

3 A fracture in which the bone is sticking through the skin.

4 An avulsion fracture is a bone fracture which occurs when a fragment of bone tears away from the main mass of bone as a result of physical trauma.

5 Orbital blowout fractures are cracks or breaks in the facial bones surrounding the eye.

6 A fracture in which bone is broken, splintered or crushed into a number of pieces.

7 A fracture caused by compression, the act of pressing together. Compression fractures of the vertebrae are especially common with osteoporosis.

8 Fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in.

9 A fracture involving the epiphyseal or growth plate of a long bone, which causes separation or fragmentation of the plate.

10 A greenstick fracture is a fracture in a young, soft bone in which the bone bends and partially breaks.

11 A fracture that follows the long axis of the bone.

12 A fracture that is diagonal to a bone's long axis.

13 Cysts Enchondroma A pathologic fracture is a broken bone caused by disease, often by the spread of a disease like cancer to the bone.

14 A fracture where at least one part of the bone has been twisted.

15 A stress fracture is one type of incomplete fracture in bones, caused by unusual or repeated stress.

16 A fracture that is at a right angle to the bone's long axis.


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