hairline fracture


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Synonyms for hairline fracture

a fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin

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e s y ' "We weren't happy with him after lunch, we've had him scanned and it's a hairline fracture.
Paris [France] Feb 27 ( ANI ): Brazilian superstar Neymar has a twisted right ankle and a hairline fracture on the fifth metatarsal bone, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Tuesday through an official statement about the world's most expensive player.
He (Amir) was hit on the toe while collecting a throw from another fielder and after we took him to hospital it was revealed he had suffered a hairline fracture in his toe," Saeed told PTI.
It is such a light hairline fracture - it looks a lot worse than it actually is.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere is treated (right) following a challenge from Daniel Agger in England's win over Denmark on Wednesday (above); the midfielder played on but tests later found he had sustained a hairline fracture in his left foot which will keep him out of action for around eight weeks
Jack Wilshere has sustained a hairline fracture to the navicular bone in his left foot," a joint statement by Arsenal and the FA said.
Sure enough the hairline fracture has come to light, which just goes to show that they can still win and go lame.
Henderson said: "Riverside was lame after exercise on Friday and, as a result, we found he had suffered a hairline fracture to his pelvis.
There was a small hairline fracture of the bone due to the slashing motion of the knife.
Dubai: AaGodolphin's Melbourne Cup jix continued after much-fancied All The Good was ruled out of Tuesday's race with a hairline fracture of the cannon bone.
The first x-ray showed it was cracked then the second one revealed it is just a hairline fracture.
It could be a hairline fracture to the spine but we don't really know to what extent the injury is," said Quinn's agent Gavin Horne.
Wayne Rooney looks set for an extended spell on the sidelines after Manchester United confirmed the pounds 27million striker suffered a hairline fracture of his left foot during yesterday's 0-0 draw with Reading.
Linebacker Rey Maualuga also practiced without problems despite a hairline fracture in his wrist.
If a hairline fracture now extending from the main crack were to grow during the move, he says, "the bell could literally fall apart.