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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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Bone fractures are on the rise during the summer months.
People suffering from osteoporosis have an increased risk of bone fracture. Statistically fracture occurs in every one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 years due to osteoporosis, she said.
Throughout the 10-year study period, 3.6 per cent of survivors reported an osteoporotic bone fracture.
In approximately 7-8% of these individuals, temporal bone fractures occur.
The patient was diagnosed with complete transection of the facial and vestibulocochlear nerve complex in the internal acoustic canal in the absence of a temporal bone fracture. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second such case to be reported in the English-language literature.
The researchers found that in the pooled analysis, bone fracture AEs were reported in 119 of 4,221 patients (2.8 percent) randomized to empagliflozin 10 mg, 105 of 4,196 patients (2.5 percent) randomized to empagliflozin 25 mg, and 123 of 4,203 patients (2.9 percent) randomized to the placebo group.
The results of patients, with zygomatic bone fracture reduction and fixation, presented in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Gurayat General Hospital/ Specialized Dental Center, Al-Qurayyat, Saudi Arabia, from March 2014 to April 2017, were assessed.
The most common cause of nasal bone fracture is physical altercations and injuries during sports.
The results showed that the speed of the FAS could reflect the long bone fracture healing stages.
Keywords: Direct trauma, Alveolar Process Bone Fracture, Immature Teeth.
Bone Therapeutics is a biotechnology company specialising in the development of cell therapy products intended for bone fracture repair and fracture prevention.