condylar fracture

condylar fracture

[kon′dilər]
Etymology: Gk, kondylos, knuckle
any break in a condyle, a rounded projection on a bone at a hinge joint. Such fractures usually occur at the distal end of the humerus or the femur and frequently detach a bone fragment that includes the condyle.
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He seemed to be on the upgrade, and there was even talk of a bid for the Breeders' Cup Classic, but he was trounced by champion Cigar in the Woodward, and shortly afterwards a condylar fracture to his near-fore brought a premature end to his career.
1468 Condylar fracture was common in the present study which is in accordance with other studies.
7 million weanling purchase, winner of the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante on her most recent outing, suffered a condylar fracture of the off-fore cannonbone during an easy half-mile workout under Michael Baze, in preparation for the Oak Leaf Stakes at Santa Anita.
2) Supra condylar fracture of the humerus is most common in children, It accounts for 60% of elbow fractures and is seen most frequently in children between the age of 3 to 10 years.
The upstart was firmly put in his place by champion Cigar in the Woodward Stakes, finishing only fourth of five, and any ambitious further plans were soon abandoned when a condylar fracture to his near-fore caused his retirement.
All fractures were post traumatic and no pathological, supra condylar fracture in children were included.
Different factors have been attributed to the condition, such as intracapsular condylar fracture, advanced cases of arthritis, birth trauma from obstetric forceps, ear infection and most common etiological factor is previous trauma, particularly to the chin area in young age.
Having suffered a condylar fracture of a cannon-bone, he returned to land the 2006 Grade 1 Frank E.
5 The high rates of involvement of the condyle and parasymphysis in RTA-related maxillofacial trauma can be explained by the mechanism, while speeding and not wearing a seat belt, anterior-posterior-directed injury to the chin/parasymphysis region, with the forces transmitted directly to condyles, causing parasymphyseal and condylar fracture.
Although the eight-year-old's setback is described as minor, there is a worry it could be the beginning of a condylar fracture.
Tibial condylar fracture as a cause of degenerative arthritis.
After the Iselin victory, which earned him his chance at Lane's End, he disappointed in the Woodward Stakes, and soon came news of a condylar fracture to his near-fore which necessitated his being taken out of training.