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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Fracture, spiral: A fracture, sometimes called a torsion fracture, in which a bone
has been twisted apart. Typical Bone Fractures illustration - Spiral fracture.
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.
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 ...
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.
Fractures where the bone juts out and the two parts aren't in-line (displaced),
which shatter the bone (comminuted) or are caused by twisting the bone (spiral) ...