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Definition of Fracture, torus

Fracture, torus: A fracture in which one side of a bone bends but does not actually break. Torus fractures normally heal on their own within a month, with rest and disuse. Also known as incomplete fracture or buckle fracture.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2016

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