Fractures-Amber Shue

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Fractures-Amber Shue

Compound or open fracture


A comminuted fracture is a break or splinter of the bone into more than two fragments.These only occur with high impact tramua.

This is when the fractured end is sticking through the skin.

This is a fracture of the bone, normally in children, when one side of the bone is broken and the other side is bent.

A tiny crack in a bone caused by repetitive stress or force, often from overuse.

Comminuted Fracture

Greenstick fracture

Stress Fracture

Epiphyseal plate fracture

This involves the epiphyseal plate or growth plate of a bone.

Symptons and signs: Signs and Symptons are swelling, deformity,pain, tenderness, and discoloration.Treatment: Treatments are remolding, reduction, external fixation, and internal fixation. Some fractures can take days, months, or even years.

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