Fractures

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
medpix case - 1. fractures of the distal second and third metatarsals. 2.  fracture of the medial, distal medial cuneiform. 3. divergent lisfranc  dislocation. "medpix case - 1. fractures of the distal second and third metatarsals. 2. fracture of the medial, distal medial cuneiform. 3. divergent lisfranc dislocation.", by Original Source: NNMC; Author: MS-4 USU Teaching File (Uniformed Services University); Approved By: Timothy G. Sanders, M.D. (Uniformed Services University);. An AP x-ray of the left foot showed fractures of the distal second and third metatarsals. The distal medial cuneiform had a fracture on the medial aspect. The base of the first metatarsal was displaced...

The fractures in this picture are lined up with a lot of the fractures in Tempe Terra, yet are some distance from the mass of the fracturing. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called a compound or open fracture. Fractures frequently happen because of automobile mishaps, drops, or sports injuries. Other causes are low bone thickness and osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the bones. Overuse can cause stress fractures, which are very small splits in the bone. Symptoms of a fracture are: Intense pain; Deformity, the limb keeps an eye out of place; Swelling, bruising, or inflammation around the injury; Numbness and tingling; Problems relocating an arm or leg. You require to get clinical care right away for any fracture. An x-ray can inform if your bone is broken. You might need to use a cast or splint. In some cases you need surgical treatment to place in screws, pins or plates to keep the bone in place.

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