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Broken Arm (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

fractured arm, greenstick fracture, dislocation fracture, pathologic fracture, closed fracture, occult fracture, comminuted fracture, compound fracture, buckle fracture, Colles fracture, broken arm

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew P Baniukiewicz, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, St Michael's Hospital/Covenant Healthcare System.

Editors: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP and William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE: Fauci, Anthony S., et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008.

Last Editorial Review: 8/7/2012

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