Common Types Of Fractures
Bone breaks into many fragments
Bone is crushed. Common in Porous bones
Broken bone portion is pressed inward.
Broken bone ends are forced into each other
Ragged break; occurs when twisting forces are applied to a bone
Bone breaks incompletely; common in children whose bones are more flexible than those of adults.
breaks in the bone
bone breaks cleanly but does not penetrate the skin
when broken bones penetrate through the skin