Greenstick Fracture

Fractures

There are many types of fractures. However the main types are described as either displaced, non-displaced, open, and closed. Displaced and non-displaced fractures refer to the way…

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HIT220.221 Coding Handbook Chapter 23 Part 1 - MS System and Connective…

Hello, today we’re going to look at Chapter 23, which is diseases of the muscular/skeletal system and connective tissue. And this corresponds to Chapter 13 in the ICD-10-CM Codebook.…

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Bone fracture

A bone fracture is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture can be the result of high force impact or stress, or a minimal trauma…

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Medical Terms - Musculoskeletal System I (Fractures)

Sue was pulling a 25 pound turnkey out of the freezer and dropped it on her foot, her metatarsal bones where shattered. What type of fracture is this? It's a comminuted fracture…

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Greenstick fracture

A greenstick fracture is a fracture in a young, soft bone in which the bone bends and breaks. Despite the name fracture, during the majority of cases the bone is broken and hard to…

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