Jul 30, 2015 ... Chip fractures, also known as avulsion fractures, are kinds of injuries wherein
small fragments of bones are chipped off from the bone's main ...
Fragments or chips of bone or cartilage may come loose and float around in the
... of bone or cartilage to be chipped off the end of the thighbone or the back of
the ... your knee and avoid activities that cause pain until the symptoms are gone.
When a fracture occurs, a portion of a bone may chip or crack away or the ...
Proper treatment for open fractures must also include concern for possible
The patella is a small bone located in front of your knee joint — where the ... The
major symptoms of a patellar fracture include pain and swelling in the front of ...
Treatment is based on the amount of damage to the bone. A chip fracture
involves less than 30 percent of the bone surface area and is considered stable,
... of the joints. These chips usually come from the upper arm bone (humerus). ...
The first treatment is to rest your elbow until the symptoms are gone. This may ...
Bone chips--medically termed osteochondritis dessicans--occurs when a
fragment of bone or cartilage comes loose. This can result in pain and other
Oct 27, 2014 ... However, I have treated a patient with a similar type of injury. A through exam
and MRI revealed a chipped bone in the ankle joint of this ...
Hand fractures occur when enough force is applied to a bone to break it. When
this happens, there is pain, swelling, and decreased use of the injured part.
A wrist fracture is a medical term for a broken wrist. The wrist is made up of eight
small bones which connect with the two long forearm bones called the radius ...