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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In several related clinical studies, people who were chronically sleep deprived as a result of obstructive sleep apnea (and as a result melatonin depleted) had a higher risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures.
In the year after an older adult has a bone fracture, risk for death increases by as much as 20 percent, and only 40 percent of those who had fractures regain their independence.
In our report, distal humeral bone fracture was divided into three types of fracture: Supracondylar, lateral condyle and medial epicondyle.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Bone Fracture
An open hyoid bone fracture is an indication for surgical exploration.
FRACTURE DISTRIBUTION * Long bone fracture distribution among these 78 patients, 20 were shaft femur fracture (25%), 11 supracondylar femur fractures (14%), 16 tibial plateau fractures(20%), 23 tibial shaft fracture (29%), 10 humerus fracture (10%).
Taking bisphosphonates to try to prevent osteoporosis may actually increase your risk of bone fracture later on
Closed reduction for simple nasal bone fracture generally produces acceptable cosmetic results.
Temporal bone fractures most commonly occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents, assaults, falls, gunshot wounds, and sports accidents.
The patient was diagnosed by a medical radiologist with an acute hyoid bone fracture at the lesser cornu (Figure 1) and was sent home from the hospital and prescribed rest and anti-inflammatory medication.
The present paper describes a case of cochlear implantation after a bilateral temporal bone fracture causing bilateral profound hearing loss and ossification of one cochlea.
A recent study suggests that dietary choices can influence your risk of bone fracture as well.