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simple fracture

a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skin
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Their management is different from simple fractures implying that standardized concepts usually can not be applied and it can be a complex surgical challenge to manage them9.
In our experience, simple fractures of the ulnar neck or ulnar head (with or without a fracture of the tip of the styloid) have a lower tendency toward DRUJ incongruence and instability and are less likely to require operative fixation.
One hundred and thirty seven children had radiological investigations, very limited had simple fractures and open fractures.
Simple fractures, especially those toward the end of the tail, heal on their own and may leave no more evidence of the injury than a crook in the tail.
Sushil et al concluded that LCP was effective for comminuted forearm diapyseal fractures but its superiority over conventional DCP treatment of simple fractures is yet not proven.
He had simple fractures and double fractures," the doctor said on Libyan state television, which also showed pictures of the boy's legs in casts.
About 1200 people die a month just from simple fractures and they need not have done had they known they had fragile bones.
The clinic can handle a broad array of medical illnesses, from colds, sore throats and allergic reactions to simple fractures or wounds requiring sutures.