articular fracture

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ar·tic·u·lar frac·ture

a fracture involving the joint surface of a bone.

articular fracture

A fracture in which at least part of the fracture line extends into the joint.

ar·tic·u·lar frac·ture

(ahr-tikyū-lăr frakshŭr)
Breakage involving the joint surface of a bone.

ar·tic·u·lar frac·ture

(ahr-tikyū-lăr frakshŭr)
Fracture involving joint surface of a bone.
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Intracarpal soft-tissue lesions associated with an intra-articular fracture of the distal end of the radius.
"Ash sustained an intra-articular fracture that will require surgical repair.
Reconstruction after malunion and nonunion of intra-articular fracture of the distal humerus.
[4] Double plate fixation is considered the correct treatment for a comminuted intra-articular fracture of the distal humerus.
Although thumb CMC dislocation was not included in their study, this result suggests that potential ligamentous injuries accompanied the intra-articular fracture, which led to substantial instability of the thumb CMC joint, resulting in osteoarthritis of the joint combined with articular cartilage injury.
Radiological examination of wrist showed old mal-uniting intra-articular fracture of distal end radius with gross volar subluxation of carpals with proximal migration and intra-articular incongruity (Figure 1a,b).
Stabilisation of intra-articular fracture of the distal radius is a challenge for the orthopaedic surgeon.
Indications for surgical reduction and fixation include shortening of the cuboid or a displaced intra-articular fracture that puts the patient at significant risk for post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
Harnessing a minimally-invasive, closed technique that uses a nail and cannulated screws, the CALCAnail System is indicated for repair of displaced intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus, but also subtalar arthrodesis following intra-articular fracture of the calcaneus (subtalar osteoarthritis and malunion) or degeneration of the subtalar joint.
The CT images, read by a medical radiologist, confirmed the presence of a subacute, undisplaced intra-articular fracture involving the anteromedial corner of the medial tibial plateau and extending into the tibial tunnel by 1.5 mm.
Comminuted intra-articular fracture of the distal radius: results of early open reduction and internal fixation.

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