a fracture resulting from twisting of the limb.
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spiral fractureA fracture of a long bone characterised by a spiral fracture line resulting from a torsional traumatic force.
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tor·sion frac·ture(tōr'shŭn frak'shŭr)
A fracture resulting from twisting of the limb.
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