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DefinitionType of Fracture
Incomplete breaks that occur in bones that have not completely ossified.
Fracture is at right angle to the bone shaft.
When the bone splits along its length.
** A separation of bone fragments from the ligament or tendon attachment.
Sawtoothed, sharp-edge fracture line.
Consists of 3 or more fragments at the fracture site.
Occur most often in flat bones.
Fracture occurs at the opposite side of the trauma.
Long bones become compressed.
'S' shaped separation.

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