torsion fracture

tor·sion frac·ture

a fracture resulting from twisting of the limb.

torsion fracture

a spiral fracture, usually caused by a torsion injury.

spiral fracture

A fracture of a long bone characterised by a spiral fracture line resulting from a torsional traumatic force.

tor·sion frac·ture

(tōr'shŭn frak'shŭr)
A fracture resulting from twisting of the limb.
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In this way, as an experimental study, the maximum torques for torsion fracture in mini-implants from three different, commercially available Brazilian manufacturers, and their correlation with the manufacturers and recommended torque, were evaluated.
Torsion Fracture Behavior of Drawn Pearlitic Steel Wires with Different Heat Treatments
Most bending fractures occurred in young men (20-30 yrs) and the torsion fractures affected men and women of about 40 equally.