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Spiral fracture - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Fractures - UTMB.edu

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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 ...

What causes a spiral fracture? | Reference.com

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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  ...

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 ...

Types of Bone Fractures | Interactive Anatomy Guide - InnerBody

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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.

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 ...