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Step 1 Search the Internet to find images of fractures.

Using the image search function of a search engine such as Google, find an x-ray or photograph example of each of three of the following types of fractures:

  • Greenstick fracture
  • Pott’s fracture dislocation
  • Compression fracture
  • Epiphysieal plate fracture
  • Colles’ fracture
  • Closed fracture
  • Compound fracture
  • Comminuted fracture
  • Transfers fracture
  • Spiral fracture

Step 2 Provide the image link and annotate your image.

For each of your image examples, provide the link to the image and clearly explain the type of fracture depicted and the bones involved.




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Compression fracture: this is a collapse of the vertebra and thus occurs in the spine. It occurs in the thoracic and lumbar sections of the spine and can be caused by a traumatic injury or as a result of osteoporosis…..


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