butterfly fragment

but·ter·fly frag·ment

a broad triangular fragment that is commonly present in comminuted fractures of the diaphysis.
A popular term for a wedge-shaped fragment of bone split from the main fragments, seen in a comminuted—multifragmented—fracture, usually of long bones

butterfly fragment

Orthopedics A popular term for a wedge-shaped fragment of bone split from the main fragments, seen in a comminuted–multifragmented fracture, usually of long bones.

butterfly fragment

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butterfly fragment

in comminuted fractures, a fragment resulting from two oblique fracture lines.