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What is Compound fracture?

What is Compound fracture?

  • Compound fracture: The occurrence of fractured bone the protrudes through the skin.
  • Compound fracture: Fractures in which there is an external wound communicating with the break of the bone.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Compound fracture: bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Compound fracture: Introduction

Types of Compound fracture:

Broader types of Compound fracture:

How serious is Compound fracture?

Complications of Compound fracture: see complications of Compound fracture

What causes Compound fracture?

Causes of Compound fracture: see causes of Compound fracture

What are the symptoms of Compound fracture?

Symptoms of Compound fracture: see symptoms of Compound fracture

Complications of Compound fracture: see complications of Compound fracture

Can anyone else get Compound fracture?

More information: see contagiousness of Compound fracture
Inheritance: see inheritance of Compound fracture

Compound fracture: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Compound fracture.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Compound fracture.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Compound fracture: see treatments for Compound fracture
Research for Compound fracture: see research for Compound fracture

Name and Aliases of Compound fracture

Main name of condition: Compound fracture

Other names or spellings for Compound fracture:

Open fracture Source - Diseases Database

Open fracture
Source - WordNet 2.1

Compound fracture: Related Conditions

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