Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Union of the fragments of bone in a faulty position after a fracture.

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  • Only when this was done could the surgeon in charge say whether there was any possibility of correcting the malunion, by re-breaking and re-setting the limb; or whether the patient would have to remain in his present degree of shortness.

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  • Owing to his advanced age there was for a time fear of malunion of the parts, and this kept Mahony on the rack.

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  • With a midshaft fracture of the clavicle a. Blisters a. the coraco-acromial ligament is ruptured b. gas gangrene b. significant displacement of the bone ends is common c. fat embolism c. the fracture should be reduced d. ostcoarthritis d. malunion is uncommon e.

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  • Fractures occurring in children differ from those in mobilize the shoulder when the pain has settled adults in the following respects: In children e. the late sequel of osteoarthrosis can be treated by a. the fractures unite more slowly excision of the outer end of the clavicle b. malunion can be partly corrected by growth c. joint stiffness is common after immobilization 64.

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  • Fractures occurring in children differ from those in mobilize the shoulder when the pain has settled adults in the following respects: In children e. the late sequel of osteoarthrosis can be treated by a. the fractures unite more slowly excision of the outer end of the clavicle b. malunion can be partly corrected by growth c. joint stiffness is common after immobilization 64.

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  • With a midshaft fracture of the clavicle a. Blisters a. the coraco-acromial ligament is ruptured b. gas gangrene b. significant displacement of the bone ends is common c. fat embolism c. the fracture should be reduced d. ostcoarthritis d. malunion is uncommon e.

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  • Fractures occurring in children differ from those in mobilize the shoulder when the pain has settled adults in the following respects: In children e. the late sequel of osteoarthrosis can be treated by a. the fractures unite more slowly excision of the outer end of the clavicle b. malunion can be partly corrected by growth c. joint stiffness is common after immobilization 64.

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  • Fractures occurring in children differ from those in mobilize the shoulder when the pain has settled adults in the following respects: In children e. the late sequel of osteoarthrosis can be treated by a. the fractures unite more slowly excision of the outer end of the clavicle b. malunion can be partly corrected by growth c. joint stiffness is common after immobilization 64.

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