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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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Fracture, spiral definition - MedicineNet - Health and Medical ...

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

Spiral fracture definition - MedicineNet - Health and Medical ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...