Fractures

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Basal

Fracture located at the base of the skull

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Bennett

Fracture at base of first metacarpal

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Blowout

Fracture of the floor of the orbit

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Boxer

Facture of metacarpal neck

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Clay Shoveler’s

Avulsion fracture of the spinous process in the lower cervical and upper thoracis region

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Colles

Facture of distal radius with posterior (dorsal) displacement

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Compression

Fracture that causes compaction of bone and a decrease in length or width

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Contre-coup

Fracture to one side of a structure caused by trauma to the other side

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Depressed

Fracture causing a portion of the skull to be depressed into the cranial cavity

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Hangman’s-

Fracture of the anterior arch of C2 owing to hyperextension

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Hill-Sachs Defect

Impacted fracture of posterolateral aspect of the humeral head with dislocation

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Jefferson

Comminuted fracture of the ring C

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Jones

Avulsion fracture of the base of the 5th metatarsal

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Le Fort Bilateral

Horizontal fractures of the maxillae

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Linear-

Irregular or jagged fracture of the skull

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Pott

Avulsion of the medial malleolus with loss of ankle mortise

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Smith

Facture of distal radius with anterior (palmar) displacement

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Torus/Buckle

Impacted fracture with bulging of periosteum

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Tripod

Fracture of the zygomatic arch and orbital floor or rim and dislocation of the frontozygomatic suture