Definición de greenstick fracture en inglés:

greenstick fracture

Saltos de línea: green|stick frac|ture
Pronunciación: /ˈɡriːnstɪkfraktʃə(r)


A fracture of the bone, occurring typically in children, in which one side of the bone is broken and the other only bent.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For example, never dismiss a greenstick fracture as a simple fracture - inspect the x ray for tiny shards of bone.
  • Young bone, subjected to bending stress, often fractures on one side but bends on the other, and is known as a greenstick fracture.
  • Of these, greenstick fractures are the most frequent and are usually asymptomatic.

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