nightstick fracture


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A solitary ulnar fracture that classically occurs when an arm is raised to parry the blow of a nightstick, used by police, security guards, etc.
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nightstick fracture

Forensic medicine A solitary ulnar fracture occurring when the arm is raised to parry the blow of a nightstick, used by police, security guards, etc
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night·stick frac·ture

(nīt'stik frak'shŭr)
Breakage of the ulna due to a direct blow.
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