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Flashcards in Fractures Deck (12):
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Fx-dislocation to the PROXIMAL end of the 1st MCP joint

Bennett fracture

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Fx of both the medial and lateral malleolus

Bimalleolar fracture

3

Fx of the floor of the eye orbit w/o fx to the rim; produced by a blow on the globe, w/ force being transmitted via the globe to the orbital floor

Blowout fracture

4

Fx on the 5th MCP, resulting in a FLEXION deformity b/c of the ROTATION of the head of the MCP over the neck

Boxer's fracture

5

Fx involving a dorsally angulated/displaced and radially angulated/displaced fx within 1.5in of wrist; involves the lower end of the radius; MOI usually FOOSH, forcing radius backward and upward hyperextension

Colles fracture

6

Injury to the growth plate of a long bone in children and adolescents; may lead to arrested bone growth

Epiphyseal fracture

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TRANSVERSE stress fx of the PROXIMAL shaft of the 5th MT

Jones fracture

8

EXTERNAL ROTATION injury of the ankle w/ an associated fx of the PROXIMAL third of the fibula

Maisonneuve fracture

9

Fx to the ULNA b/c of a DIRECT blow; commonly seen in football players

Nightstick fracture

10

Failure of normal healing of a fx bone

Nonunion fracture

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VOLAR displacement of the DISTAL fragment of the RADIUS; reversed Colles fx

Smith fracture

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Crushing compression fx that leaves a vertebra narrowed anteriorly

Wedge fracture