Complete fracture

Complete fractures are fractures where the parts of the bone that have been fractured are completely separated from each other. There is complete separation of the cortex circumferentially.

Complete fractures can be classified as:

Fractures
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rID: 28696
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Complete fractures
  • Complete bone fracture
  • Complete bone fractures

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