Broken Bone (Types of Bone Fractures) Center

A broken bone is a fracture. There are different types of fractures, such as:

  • compressed,
  • open,
  • stress,
  • greenstick,
  • spiral,
  • vertebral compression,
  • compound, and
  • comminuted.
Symptoms of a broken bone include pain at the site of injury, swelling, and bruising around the area of injury. Treatment of a fracture depends on the type and location of the injury. Read more: Broken Bone (Types of Bone Fractures) Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/12/2016

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