subperiosteal fracture

sub·per·i·os·te·al frac·ture

a fracture occurring beneath the periosteum, and without displacement.
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subperiosteal fracture

A fracture that affects the cortical bone but not the overlying periosteum.
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Under the pressure of brackets, the subperiosteal fracture of lower fragment of rib happens at the edge of the back extensor muscle with angular displacement, opened forward.
The poor manifestation of clinical signs is found in subperiosteal fractures and epiphysiolysis without displacement of bone fragments (Schwarz, Pienaar, Schwarz et al., 1996).