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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 - UTMB Health, The University of Texas Medical ...

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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 ...

Definition of Fracture, spiral - MedicineNet

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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.

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 ...

What is a Spiral Fracture? (with pictures)

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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 ...

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  ...

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 the Treatment for a Spiral Fracture? (with pictures)

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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 ...

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.

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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 ...

Definition of Spiral fracture - MedicineNet

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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.