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Synonyms for fracture

to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fracture

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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All patients were treated acutely, except for one Monteggia fracture patient who underwent revision open reduction and internal fixation and one patient with variant whom we received as a transfer 18 days after injury.
Our review revealed a distinct preponderance of Bado type I Monteggia fractures in the adult population in both Monteggia fracture and the variant transolecranon fracture dislocation.
Dislocations occurring after an undiagnosed Monteggia fracture, which normally are due to a green-stick fracture of the ulna, are acute.
Our case mimics a late, unrecognized Monteggia fracture, where the ulnar "bow sign," (5) or loss of physiological curvature of the ulna, renders reduction of the radial head impossible.
There were also two Lisfranc fracture-dislocations, one Monteggia fracture, one rotator cuff tear, and one knee dislocation.