closed fracture


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closed fracture

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Noun1.closed fracture - an uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skinclosed fracture - an uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin
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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The company's new PRECICE system, which is part of the NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics (NSO), now expands to include indications for open and closed fracture fixation, pseudoarthrosis, malunions, nonunions, and bone transport.
In this study, tibiotarsal rotation observed in pigeons and partridges was managed by creating a closed fracture in the tibiotarsus and then, following reduction, stabilizing it with an intramedullary tie-in Type 2 external skeletal fixation system.
Medical reports show that Liaqat lost consciousness for less than one hour, suffered from bone fractures in both legs, a closed fracture in one shoulder and other fractures in different parts of his body.
Also, a 34-year-old man had a closed fracture of the right shoulder, bruised chest on the right.
All patients of age between 3 and 12 years with either an open or closed fracture of Gartland Type II or Gartland Type III, who presented to our hospital were included in the study.
Two patients with closed fracture had undergone fasciotomy for the compartment syndrome and required skin grafting for the closure of wound.
Fenestrating a subungual hematoma with a known or unknown underlying fracture has been controversial, in that doing so effectively converts a closed fracture into an open one.
Once the industry transitions to ICD-10, for example, a physician might see a code for: "Other fracture of shaft of unspecified femur, subsequent encounter for closed fracture with delayed healing.
A closed fracture will often have extensive bruising and swelling of the skin.
S42,251A: Displaced fracture of greater tuberosity of right humerus, initial encounter for closed fracture.
Paddy Brennan Suffered a closed fracture of his arm in a fall at Perth on June 30.
Mr DT, a 57 year old painter decorator fell off his ladder at work and was brought to A&E by ambulance with a closed fracture subluxation of his right ankle.