fracture

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Synonyms for fracture

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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(8,10) In contrast to buckle fractures, greenstick fractures tend to be unstable and can displace even after the first two weeks.
There are currently no national guidelines for the use of radiographs in managing pediatric buckle fractures. In our study, all patients healed without complication, regardless of whether follow-up radiographs were ordered.
The use of soft bandages for treating these simple buckle fractures of the distal radius is likely to become standard practice soon, Dr.
Do children who have distal radius or ulna buckle fractures have better physical functioning when treated with a removable splint than with a short arm cast for 3 weeks?
We present the case of bilateral, apex-dorsal, buckle fractures of the distal radii of a 12-year-old boy which were sustained after accidental shock by a faultily-wired apartment entrance door.
Leonard suffered from heart disease and had buckle fractures to his ribs, suggesting Carl may have tried to resuscitate him, Dr Hunt said.
Bet 3: Do buckle fractures of the paediatric wrist require follow up?
Preschoolers are more likely to sustain buckle fractures of the wrist, while older children sustain fractures through the growth plate.