compound fracture


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compound fracture

a fracture in which the broken bone either pierces the skin or communicates with an open wound
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The woman sustained a compound fracture to her right ankle and a fracture of her left ankle in the accident.
The 31-year-old Fiat Yamaha rider finished an incredible fourth at the Sachsenring circuit just six weeks after suffering an horrific compound fracture of his right shin during practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello.
The 31-year-old Italian star intends to be back on his bike for this weekend's round of racing in Germany af ter fully recovering f rom the compound fracture.
The Fiat Yamaha rider suffered a compound fracture of his right shinbone when he came off his bike in practice for yesterday's Italian MotoGP at Mugello and spent two-and-a-half hours in surgery.
The 32-year-old suffered a compound fracture after colliding with a car while riding a mountain bike in the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge - a 250-kilometre multidiscipline endurance event.
Cleveland Police said he suffered a double compound fracture to his lower left leg and was taken to James Cook University Hospital.
The streak becomes more fun on the days I'm either hurt or sick,'' said Covert, who suffered a compound fracture in his foot in the early 1970s.
The Leicester flyer was one of the key men in Eddie O'Sullivan's plans for next month's tournament but the coach confirmed that the Tigers hero had sustained a compound fracture of the tibia.
Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan fought back tears as he confirmed the Leicester ace had suffered a compound fracture of the tibia.
With a blood-stained compound fracture, flapping tendons, and misplaced mouthpiece this aggro amputee became one of the most recognizable skate logos of all time.
If you're in the emergency room with a compound fracture, you don't want the radiologist to wait even five minutes for your x-rays," said Barry.
Ruby Walsh suffered a compound fracture on his right arm when he tumbled on Abbyssial while leading the Triumph Hurdle yesterday.