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

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