Simple or Closed Fracture

And their definitions
a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the
A fracture in which the bone is sticking through the skin.
An avulsion fracture is a bone fracture which occurs when a fragment of
bone tears away from the main mass of bone as a result of physical trauma.
Orbital blowout fractures are cracks or breaks in the facial bones surrounding the eye.
A fracture in which bone is broken, splintered or crushed into a number of pieces.
A fracture caused by compression, the act of pressing together.
Compression fractures of the vertebrae are especially common with osteoporosis.
Fracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in.
A fracture involving the epiphyseal or growth plate of a long bone,
which causes separation or fragmentation of the plate.
A greenstick fracture is a fracture in a young, soft bone in which
the bone bends and partially breaks.
A fracture that follows the long axis of the bone.
A fracture that is diagonal to a bone's long axis.
A pathologic fracture is a broken bone caused by disease,
often by the spread of a disease like cancer to the bone.
A fracture where at least one part of the bone has been twisted.
A stress fracture is one type of incomplete fracture in bones,
caused by unusual or repeated stress.
A fracture that is at a right angle to the bone's long axis.

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