Items tagged “fracture”

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Clavicular fracture

Clavicular fractures are common and account for 2.6-10% of all fractures 2-3. They usually require minimal treatment, which relies on analgesia and a collar-and-cuff. However, in some cases open reduction and internal fixation is required. Mechanism Fractures can occur at any part of the clavi...
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Conoid process avulsion fracture

Coracoclavicular ...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
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Fractured neck of radius

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 27 May 2008
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Proximal humeral fracture in child

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lindsay Davidson
Published 17 Jun 2009
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Distal radial longitudinal fracture

Distal radial fra...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
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Distal radial and ulnar styloid fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
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Subcapital fracture

Subcapital fractu...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
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Colles fracture

Colles fractures are very common extra-articular fractures of the distal radius that occur as the result of a fall onto an outstretched hand. They consist of a fracture of the distal radial metaphyseal region with dorsal angulation and impaction, but without an involvement of the articular surfa...
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Base of thumb metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
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Elbow dislocation with coronoid process fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
69% complete
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Humeral neck fracture

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
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Subcapital neck of femur fracture

Subcapital fractu...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
60% complete
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Anterior wedge fracture: L1

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 14 Sep 2009
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Intertrochenteric fracture

Intertrochenteric...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 14 Sep 2009
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Base of 2nd metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 14 Sep 2009
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Metacarpal fractures

Metacarpal fractures are common. Fracture of the metacarpal bones account for 10% of all fractures and 40% of all hand fractures. The lifetime incidence of a metacarpal fracture is 2.5%. Terminology Specific names are given to fractures of the base of the first metacarpal (see: fractures of th...
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Epibasal fracture of the thumb

Epibasal fractures of the thumb (also called pseudo Bennett's fracture) are two-piece fractures of the proximal first metacarpal bone. They are usually stable, depending on the degree of displacement, and often do not require surgery. It is important to distinguish them from intra-articular frac...
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Rolando fracture

Rolando fracture is a three part or comminuted intra-articular fracture-dislocation of the base of thumb (proximal first metacarpal). It can be thought of as a comminuted Bennett fracture.  Pathology The mechanism is usually an axial blow to a partially flexed metacarpal, such as a fistfight. ...
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Fractures of the thumb

Fractures of the thumb are important due to huge impact the thumb has on the overall function of the hand, an understanding of the types of fractures that occur is important, as treatment varies with fracture type. Pathology Types Metacarpal fractures include: intra-articular fractures Benn...
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Bennett fracture dislocation

A Bennett fracture-dislocation is a fracture of the thumb resultant of forced abduction of the first metacarpal. Defined as an intra-articular two-part fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone. Radiographic features Plain radiograph two piece fracture dislocation of the base of the t...

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