malunion


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malunion

[mal′yün·yən]
(medicine)
Faulty union of the pieces of a fractured bone.
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Elbow stiffness following malunion of a fracture of the lateral epicondyle of the humerus in a child: a case report.
The arm abduction maneuver is considerable to be performed in all cases of nonunion or malunion clavicular fractures following operations for these clavicle fractures by osteosynthesis, although the sensitivity and specificity of the maneuver in predicting TOS have not yet been clarified.
14 Examples of failed cases included nonunion, loosening of internal fixation, osteonecrosis, traumatic arthritis, malunion, infection, etc.
Union with deformity or malunion is the most common complication of distal radius fracture.
There are a number of specific risk factors associated with mandibular fractures and their potential for non-union or malunion.
Functional outcome of surgical treatment of symptomatic nonunion and malunion of midshaft clavicle fractures.
Tagil, "Osteotomy of distal radius fracture malunion using a fast remodelling bone substitute consisting of calcium sulphate and calcium phosphate," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research--Part B Applied Biomaterials, vol.
All patients were assessed postoperatively for minor and major complications like post operative plate infections, wound dehiscence, osteomyelitis, pain, malocclusion, malunion, lingual splaying and the need for second operation.
13 The implants inadequacy increases the chances of implant failure due to constitutional and biomechanical factors significantly leading to non union, malunion and avascular necrosis.
1) Recognised complications associated with this form of fixation occur in up to 15% of cases (2) and include; infection, loss of fixation, knee stiffness, post-traumatic osteoarthritis, malunion, nonunion and irritation from hardware.
They also address complications, malunion corrections, minimally invasive surgery, the role of arthroscopy, outcome evaluations, rehabilitation, and evidence-based medicine.
This captive red-tailed hawk had been in its current facility for 11 years after being obtained as a 1-year-old bird with a malunion of the left humerus.