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Amputation

Te removal of all or part of an extremity

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Arthritis

Inflammation of a joint

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Arthroplasty

The surgical replacement of of a joint

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Closed fracture

The bone is broken but the skin is intact

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Compound fracture

See open fracture

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Fracture

A broken bone

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Gangrene

A condition in which there is death of a tissue

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Hemiplegia

Paralysis on one side of the body

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Open fracture

The broken bone has come through the skin

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Paralysis

Loss of muscle function, sensation or both

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Paraplegia

Paralysis in the legs and lower trunk

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Quadriplegia

Paralysis in the arms, legs, as lower trunk

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Simple fracture

See closed fracture

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Tetraplegia

See quadraplegia