complete fracture

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Noun1.complete fracture - break involving the entire width of the bone
fracture, break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
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2] More than 50% of them have an associated ulnar fracture, which is usually an ulnar styloid fracture but can be a distal ulnar plastic deformation, greenstick or complete fracture.
AFF, which is a rare disorder, should be kept in mind in patients on long-term BP treatment who are admitted with thigh pain and, necessary interventions should be tailored before the occurrence of complete fracture.
The X-ray showed that it was a complete fracture with quite a bit of space between the two halves of the bone that broke.
Rishendra and Naveen (1999) suggested amputation of horn at the base as a treatment for complete fracture of horn in bullocks.
The load was finally carried by the neighboring normal trabeculae, instead of the trabeculae that experienced localized permanent failure, until the complete fracture of the trabecular bone structure (E).
Type II, of which three cases were reported, was attributed to a stress or a complete fracture of the tibia.
2) A subset of stress fractures, subject to high tensile forces and limited vascularity, are prone to delayed healing and are at risk for complete fracture, delayed, or nonunion, and require a more aggressive treatment approach.
Another mechanism is repetitive trauma causing vascular disruption, microfractures, and ultimately a complete fracture (4).
Therefore, to avoid progression to complete fracture and displacement requiring secondary surgical stabilization, we used a proximal femoral nail for prophylactic fixation of the incomplete subtrochanteric femur fracture.
This problem can lead to complete fracture, allowing the wheel to separate from the axle shaft.

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