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 ...
Accidental, uncomplicated linear fractures of the parietal bone, for instance, are ...
Accidental spiral fractures of the tibia are common in preschool children who ...
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
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
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
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.
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 ...