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 ...
Fracture, spiral: A fracture, sometimes called a torsion fracture, in which a bone
has been twisted apart. Typical Bone Fractures illustration - Spiral fracture.
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
Aug 26, 2016 ... 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 ...
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.