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Spiral fracture

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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 ...

Tibia (Shinbone) Shaft Fractures-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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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 ...

Spiral fractures

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Accidental, uncomplicated linear fractures of the parietal bone, for instance, are ... Accidental spiral fractures of the tibia are common in preschool children who ...

Broken Bone: Causes, Types and Symptoms - Healthline

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Mar 9, 2016 ... A broken bone, or fracture, happens when excessive force applied to your bone causes it to break or shatter. Some fractures break the bone ...

Types of Bone Fractures | Interactive Anatomy Guide

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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.

Fractured Humerus. Upper Arm Bone Breaks and treatment | Patient

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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.

Arm Fracture Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

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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 ...

What is a Spiral Fracture? (with pictures)

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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 forces involved to ...

What Is the Treatment for a Spiral Fracture? (with pictures)

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A spiral fracture is when a bone breaks in a helix pattern under a twisting or torsion force. These types of fractures often produce jagged edges that can make it ...

Tibial and Fibular Fractures (including Horse Rider's Knee) | Patient

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Of the two bones of the lower leg, the tibia is the only weight-bearing bone. ... Spiral fractures of the tibia and fibula may be caused by violent twisting injuries, ...

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Spiral fracture | definition of spiral fracture by Medical dictionary

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1. the breaking of a part, especially a bone. 2. a break in continuity of bone; it may be caused by trauma, twisting due to muscle spasm or indirect loss of leverage ...

Evaluating Children With Fractures for Child Physical Abuse | From ...

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Torus or buckle fractures are the result of compression from axial loading along the length of the bone. Although earlier studies suggested that spiral fractures ...

Are lower extremity spiral fractures an indication of abuse? | Pediatrics

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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 ...