Skillern fracture

Skillern fracture
complete fracture of the lower third of the radius with greenstick fracture of the lower third of the ulna.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Skillern fracture — Skil·lern fracture (skilґərn) [Penn Gaskell Skillern, American surgeon, 20th century] see under fracture …   Medical dictionary

  • fracture — 1. To break. 2. A break, especially the breaking of a bone or cartilage. [L. fractura, a break] apophysial f. separation of apophysis from bone. articular f. a f. involving the joint …   Medical dictionary

  • Skillern — Penn Gaskell Jr., U.S. surgeon, *1882. See S. fracture …   Medical dictionary

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