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In what type of fracture is the skin broken?
Compound
What term applies to the new calcium deposits that unite fracture sites?
Callus
What type of fracture occurs in bone weakened by some preexisting condition such as mets or multiple myleoma?
Pathologic
Fx-Fall on outstretched hand
Colle's
What name is applied to a fracture involving both malleoli?
Pott's
What name is applied to the fracture resulting from acute hyperextension of the head on the neck that usually affects C2 and C3
Hangman's
What area of the spine does a clay shoverler's fx involve?
lower cervical, upper thoracic
Diagnosis of an intervertebral disk herniation requires which radiographic procedures?
Myleography, CT, MRI