Tipos de fractura (1)

Entre los diversos tipos de fracturas óseas se encuentran los siguientes:

  • Oblicua - fractura en ángulo con el eje
  • Conminuta - fractura en muchos fragmentos relativamente pequeños
  • Espiral - fractura dispuesta alrededor del eje del hueso
  • Compuesta o abierta - fractura que rompe la piel
Tipos de fractura (1)

Revision

Last reviewed 4/16/2013 by C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

Disclaimers

  • The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
  • A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.
  • Call 911 for all medical emergencies.
  • Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites.

©1997 - A.D.A.M., Inc.Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.adam.com