Septic Joint

Jul 3, 2016 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Septic Joint

Direct trauma to the skin overlying the bursa can seed the fluid in an inflamed, swollen bursa with bacteria. The fluid is an excellent medium for bacterial growth, and the…

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Primary Union

Jul 3, 2016 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Primary Union

Clinically, fracture healing is complete when bone strength at the fracture site has been restored to normal and the marrow space is re-formed. This may occur as soon as 6…

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Types of Fracture

Jul 3, 2016 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Types of Fracture

Fracture fragments can also be rotationally displaced. After fracture, the distal fragment is rotated along the long axis of the bone by muscle spasm or by the pull of gravity,…

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Healing of Fracture

Jul 3, 2016 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Healing of Fracture

STAGES OF HEALING Inflammation The stage of inflammation begins at the time of injury when bleeding at the fracture site from the bone and surrounding soft tissue causes hematoma formation….

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