Fracture types (2)
There are several types of bone fracture, including:
Update Date: 5/7/2007
Updated by: Thomas N. Joseph, MD, Private Practice specializing in Orthopaedics, subspecialty Foot and Ankle, Camden Bone & Joint, Camden, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Greenstick - an incomplete fracture in which the bone bends
Transverse - a fracture that goes across the bone's axis
Simple - a fracture which does not break the skin
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