base fracture

base fracture

[′bās ′frak·chər]
(mining engineering)
In quarrying, the broken condition of the base after a blast; it may be a good or bad base fracture.
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2) 3 months following the initial injury revealed ipsilateral nonunions of a comminuted type I coracoid base fracture (i.
We describe symptomatic nonunion following nonoperative treatment of an ipsilateral type I1 coracoid base fracture and a type III2 lateral one-third clavicular fracture associated with superior displacement of the medial clavicular fracture fragment.
Radiological imaging, an hour later, demonstrated no brain injury, skull base fracture or cervical spine injury.
Motor vehicle accidents often result in orthopedic injuries, and our patient had a left transverse posterior wall acetabulum fracture, left second and third metatarsal base fractures, right subtalar dislocation, and bilateral knee collateral ligament disruption.
Patients underwent the TONES procedure to repair cerebral spinal fluid leaks, optic nerve decompression, repair of cranial base fractures and removal of tumors.