By Carolyn Taliaferro Blauvelt

A different compendium of phrases created in a dictionary layout for pros in orthopaedics. This easy-to-use structure permits the reader to discover specific names concerning ailment methods, radiographic ideas, and surgical difficulties. phrases are divided in accordance with orthopaedic subspecialty and every bankruptcy has been completely reviewed and improved to offer the most up-tp-date terminology in orthopaedics to this point!

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Laceration associated with extensive degloving * Ogden JA et al. † Crenshaw AH. Classifications of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sports-Related Injuries Muscle 1. N  o muscle in area, no appreciable muscle necrosis, no muscle injury with intact muscle function. 2. Loss of muscle but the muscle remains functional, some localized necrosis in the zone of injury that requires excision; intact muscle-tendon unit. 3.  Dead muscle, loss of muscle function, partial or complete compartment excision, complete disruption of a muscle-tendon; muscle defect does not approximate.

Anatomic neck: two-part (neck and shaft only) surgical neck: below tuberosity; considered two-part even if comminuted greater tuberosity: may be two-part, three-part with anatomic neck, or four-part with anatomic neck and lesser tuberosity lesser tuberosity: may be two-part, three-part with anatomic neck, or four-part with anatomic neck and greater tuberosity fracture-dislocation, anterior: two-part with greater tuberosity, three-part with anatomic neck and greater tuberosity, four-part with lesser tuberosity fracture-dislocation, posterior: two-part with lesser tuberosity, three-part with anatomic neck, four-part with greater tuberosity Limitations: interobserver disagreement on x-ray interpretation.

Letts-Vincent-Gouw Classification for Floating Knee Fracture in Children Involving Both Femur and Tibia* For descriptive purposes. Type A: both bones diaphyseal closed Type B: one bone metaphyseal and other diaphyseal closed Type C: epiphyseal and diaphyseal closed Type D: one open fracture Type E: two open fractures with major soft tissue ­injury 23 Mallory Classification for Femoral Shaft Fractures Occurring during Total Hip Replacement Surgery* Based on location, prognosis, and degree of internal and external fixation required for healing.

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