Bone Fractures

Bone fracture

  • Stress fracture - Stress fracture, also known as a hairline fracture, or fissure fracture, is a fatigue-induced fracture of the bone caused by repeated stress over time.
  • Distraction osteogenesis - Distraction osteogenesis, also called callus distraction, callotasis, and osteodistraction, is a process used in orthopedic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery to repair skeletal deformities and in reconstructive surgery.
  • Rickets - Rickets is defective mineralization or calcification of bones before epiphyseal closure in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, phosphorus or calcium, potentially leading to fractures and deformity.
  • Catagmatic - In pre-modern medicine, the term catagmatic generally referred to any treatment purported to heal bone fractures, by promoting the formation of a callus.
  • H. Winnett Orr, U.S. Army surgeon who developed Orthopedic plaster casts.
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