A spiral fracture (a.k.a. torsion fracture) is a bone fracture occurring when torque (
a rotating force) is applied along the axis of a bone. Spiral fractures often occur ...
Spiral fracture: This type of fracture is caused by a twisting force. The result is a
spiral-shaped fracture line about the bone, like a staircase. Spiral fractures can ...
Accidental, uncomplicated linear fractures of the parietal bone, for instance, are ...
Accidental spiral fractures of the tibia are common in preschool children who ...
A spiral fracture is caused when force is applied to a bone in a twisting motion.
According to the University of Texas Medical Branch, injuries where the end of an
Aug 29, 2016 ... A spiral fracture is a type of bone fracture which is caused by a twisting force.
They are also referred to as torsion fractures, in a reference to the ...
Sep 16, 2013 ... Spiral fractures imply a twisting or torsional force applied to the bone. These can
occur accidentally or be inflicted. Certainly, in pre-ambulatory ...
Spiral fracture: A fracture, sometimes called a torsion fracture, in which a bone
has been twisted apart. Typical Bone Fractures illustration - Spiral fracture.
If the bone fractures because of an extreme muscle contraction, the break curves
around the bone. This is sometimes called a "spiral fracture" or a "ball-thrower's ...
Fractures are simply a break in a bone caused by forces that exceed the ... Spiral
fractures are the result of an extreme twisting force being exerted on a bone.
A Fractured Humerus is common and may result from injury. ... The radial nerve
runs posteriorly around the middle third of the humeral shaft in the spiral groove.