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When a ligament or tendon pulls so hard at its bony attachment that a portion of the bone is torn away
When a bone is subjected to a repetitive stress
Caused by a torsional (twisting) force along the length of a bone
Runs the length of the bone, usually caused by an impact
Opposing forces are applied to a bone from both ends at the same time, often occurs in the spine
A diagonal line across a bone from one side to another
A bone is crushed into smaller pieces
Bone only fractures partway through, only occurs in children and young adults
A fracture that travels across the bone, perpendicular to the bone
Occurs from a direct impact to the skull causing an indentation or a depression
Occurs in the area where bone growth occurs

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