diaphysis

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diaphysis

[dī′af·ə·səs]
(anatomy)
The shaft of a longbone.
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KEY WORDS: Ao External Fixator; Open Diaphysial Fracture of Tibia; Tibail Fresh Fracture.
Soft tissue management is very important for successful treatment of open tibial fractures.8 The objective of the study was to determine the distribution of open diaphysial fractures of tibia gustilo type IIIA and IIIB.
Thirty patients with open diaphysial fracture of tibia Gustilo type IIIA and IIIB as assessed by pre-operative workup and operative findings were treated by AO external fixator.
* Patients with both fresh and old diaphysial fractures of both bones of forearm.
This study was aimed to assess the results of plate osteosynthesis of Diaphysial fractures of humerus using locking compression plate and to assess the functional recovery with this procedure.
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: Cranio-metaphysial & cranio diaphysial dysplasia, Gaucher's disease Osteopetrosis, Marfan's, Down syndrome, Thalassemia, Niemann-Pick's disease.