displaced fracture


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displaced fracture

[displāst]
Etymology: Fr, deplacement, to remove
a traumatic bone break in which two ends of a fractured bone are separated and out of their normal positions. The ends may pierce surrounding skin, as in a compound fracture, or may be contained within the skin, as in a closed fracture.

dis·placed frac·ture

(dis-plāst' frak'shŭr)
Breakage in which the fragments are separated and are not in alignment.
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A fencer with a displaced fracture of the index metacarpal in the dominant hand requiring closed or open reduction may not tolerate noncompetitive practice for six weeks, and return to competition may take eight to ten weeks or longer.
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Warwickshire batsman Dominic Ostler suffered a displaced fracture of his right middle finger when struck by a lifter from Peter Martin from the first ball he received on his comeback from an elbow injury.
Mr Whitty added the victim had suffered a displaced fracture of the left cheekbone and eye socket as a result of the assault.
Primary total hip arthroplasty versus internal fixation in displaced fracture of femoral neck in sexa- and septuagenarians.