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condyle

[′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
A rounded bone prominence that functions in articulation.
(botany)
The antheridium of certain stoneworts.
(invertebrate zoology)
A rounded, articular process on arthropod appendages.
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Current Concepts in the Mandibular Condyle Fracture Management Part II: Open Reduction Versus Closed Reduction.
Cervical spine CT scan was performed and shows a right occipital condyle fracture.
Incidence and pattern of mandibular condyle fractures.
Functional outcomes following surgical treatment of bilateral mandibular condyle fractures.
The most often used classification (Jacobs classification) of lateral humeral condyle fractures is based on the amount of displacement between the fragments, Type I has < 2 mm displacement of the metaphyseal fragment, Type II has 2-4 mm displacement, and Type III, is completely displaced with rotation.
In this study, all patients in the arthroscopy group had intra-articular injuries, including 10 knee ligament injuries, 8 fractures of the tibial plateau, 4 femoral condyle fractures, and 2 femoral condyle fractures.
On examination she was neurologically stable but had sustained bilateral mandibular condyle fractures ('Guardsman's' type fracture) and a comminuted open parasymphyseal fracture on the right side (Figure 1) associated with a facial laceration.
Occipital condyle fractures are occasionally unstable and can easily be missed on radiographs due to overlapping osseous structures.
Occipital condyle fractures, which may be missed on plain films, show up on MDCT.
A CT scan is useful in detecting occipital condyle fractures, rotary atlantoaxial dislocation, and burst fractures of the atlas.
Due to this increase in the velocity of the injuring mechanism, we are faced with more number of complex tibial condyle fractures.