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Michigan Sports and Spine

Fractures

Overview
Fractured means broken. Whether you have a complete or a partial fracture, you have a broken bone.  A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured in any number of ways (cross-wise, lengthwise, in the middle).

Causes
Trauma
Osteoporosis
Overuse

Symptoms
Snap or cracking sound upon injury
Severe pain
Tenderness
Swelling
Deformation of the limb
Skin punctured by bone

Diagnosis
Physical examination and medical history consultation
X-ray

Treatment
Casts/splints
Metal plates, pins, screws
Physical therapy

Source: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00139

 

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