Jones fracture

A Jones fracture is a fracture of the diaphysis of the fifth metatarsal of the foot. The fifth metatarsal is at the base of the small toe. Number of View: 4742
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Monteggia fracture

The Monteggia fracture is a fracture of the ulna that affects the joint with the radius. More precisely, it is a fracture of the proximal third of the ulna with dislocation of the head of the radius. Number of View: 3655
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Colles’ fracture

A Colles’ fracture, also Colles fracture, is a fracture of the distal radius in the forearm with dorsal (posterior) displacement of the wrist and hand. Number of View: 4154
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Boxer’s fracture

A “Boxer’s fracture” is the second and/or third metacarpal transverse neck fracture that is more likely to occur from a straight punch. Number of View: 4659
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Scaphoid fracture

A scaphoid fracture (a fracture of the scaphoid bone) is the most common type of wrist fracture. Scaphoid fractures usually cause pain at the base of the thumb accompanied by swelling in the same area. Number of View: 3876
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Rolando fracture

The Rolando fracture is a comminuted intra-articular fracture through the base of the first metacarpal bone (the bone located just proximal to the thumb). Number of View: 3271
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Bennett’s fracture

Bennett’s fracture is a fracture of the base of the first metacarpal bone which extends into the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint. Number of View: 4033
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Le Fort fracture of skull

Le Fort fractures (also spelled as LeFort fractures) are types of facial fractures involving the maxillary bone and surrounding structures in a usually bilateral and either horizontal, pyramidal or transverse way. LeFort fractures are classic in facial trauma. Number of View: 5592
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Type III odontoid peg (C2) fracture – CT Sagittal Reformat

Type III odontoid peg (C2) fracture – CT Sagittal Reformat Number of View: 5196
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Spatial relationship between fracture fragments

Distraction, displacement, angulation, or shortening (overriding) may occur. Distraction is separation in the longitudinal axis. Displacement is the degree to which the fractured ends are out of alignment with each other; it is described in millimeters or bone width percentage. Angulation is the angle of the distal fragment measured from the proximal fragment. Displacement and […]
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