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DescriptionCondition
Type of fracture that occurs when a direct force causes the bone to break
A broken bone
Type of fracture that occurs at the lower end of the radius, about 1 inch of the wrist
Type of fracture where bone breaks through the skin, creating an open wound
Malignant tumor of the bones common to young adults, particularly adolescent boys
Disease where bones become abnormally soft due to a deficiency of calcium and phosphorus in the blood
Abnormal inward curvature of a portion of the spine; known as Swayback
The narrowing of the vertebral canal, nerve root canals, or intervertebral openings of the lumbar spinal canal
DescriptionCondition
Bacterial infection of the bone and bone marrow
A type of fracture where the bone breaks but does not extend through the entire thickness of the bone; known as an Incomplete Fracture
Type of fracture that occurs when the force is so great, that it splinters or crushes a segment of the bone
Type of fracture caused by bone surfaces being forced against each other
Abnormal outward curvature of a portion of the spine; known as Humpback or Hunchback
Disease where bones, that were once strong, become fragile due to loss of density
A minor fracture; also known as a Stress Fracture
Abnormal lateral curvature of a portion of the spine

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