ununited fracture

un·u·nit·ed frac·ture

a fracture in which union between the ends of the bone fails to occur.
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Motion at the fracture site, avascularity, fracture gap, and presence of infection have all been implicated as causes for development of an ununited fracture.
2000) Treatment of ununited fracture of the hook of the hamate by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound.
The development and application of pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMFs) for ununited fractures and arthrodeses", Clin Plast Surg, 12:159-277.
Treatment of ununited fractures of the scaphoid by iliac bone grafts and Kirschner-wire fixation.