grade 3 injury

grade 3 injury

Orthopedics A severe injury in which tissue has been significantly, and in some cases, totally torn which causes a virtual loss of function of the injured tissue
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The same injury correlates with a Colorado grade 3 injury and the player is rested for a minimum of 1 month.
More extensive edema with abnormal signal intensity, thickening, or thinning of the ligament signifies grade 2 injury, or partial tear (Figure 14), and complete disruption of the ligament or its attachments qualifies as a grade 3 injury (Figure 15).