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GHS Sports Med
open wound made by a cutting object
scrapping off of a layer of skin or "strawberry"
closed wound commonly called a bruise
a jagger or irregular wound created by a non-cutting object
a partial tearing away of a body part
an open wound in which a body part is completely cut away from the body
occurs when a pointed object enters the body
occurs on the opposite side of the initial injury
when a ligament or tendon pulls so hard that a portion of the bone is torn away
fatigue fracture, happens when a bone is subjected to repetitive stress or overuse
a torsional fracture along the length of a bone, resembles a candy cane
runs the length of a bone, usually caused by an impact
this fracture occurs when opposing forces are applied to a bone from both ends at the same time
a diagonal fracture
when a bone is crushed into smaller pieces
this fracture commonly occurs in children because their bones have some of the properties of cartilage
this rounded fracture occurs when from a direct impact to the skull
this fracture occurs when an eye is pushed hard back and downward into the eye socket
a disease process like a bone tumor can weaken bones so that little stress causes a fracture
fracture on the growth plate