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On the other hand, higher energy injuries that result in angulation, open fractures or comminuted fractures of the ulnar head are more likely to require operative fixation.
Axial CT (Figure 3B) and reconstructed, surface-rendered 3-D CT images (Figure 3C) revealed that the glenoid fragment was internally rotated approximately 20 degrees, as well as an additional minimally displaced comminuted fracture of the scapular body.
Comminuted fracture seen in 8 (32%) cases, oblique fracture seen in 5 (20%) cases and transverse fractures were seen in 3 (12%) cases (Table 2).
Claes L, Heitemeyer U, Krischak G, Braun H, Hierholzer G 1999 Fixation technique influences osteogenesis of comminuted fractures Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research 365 221-229
A comminuted fracture is when the tibia (shin bone) shatters into two or more pieces at the point of impact, while Cisse's fibula (bone behind the shin) was also broken
The 23-year-old suffered a fracture of the fibula and, more seriously, a comminuted fracture of the tibia.
Last night Liverpool spokesman Ian Cotton said: 'Our club doctor Mark Waller has confirmed Cisse suffered a comminuted fracture of the tibia and fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
The club said last night: "Our doctor Mark Waller has confirmed that Djibril Cisse suffered a comminuted fracture of the tibia and fracture of the fibula in his left leg.
A 73-year-old woman customer suffered a comminuted fracture of the femur, which required knee replacement surgery, a fractured left elbow, a wrist fracture and aggravation of a knee injury when she slipped and fell over a movable clothes rack at a Loehmann's retail store.
Alan Kass went to the hospital and diagnosed the patient with a comminuted fracture of the tibia and fibula.
Of them, two patients revealed comminuted fracture of contralateral tibia, two patients showed fracture of ipsilateral tibia, and two patients showed fractures of the acetabulum.
Management of comminuted fracture of metatarsus using dynamic compression plate and position screw in calf.