Related Terms

Related Terms

  • Avulsion fracture, bone fractures, callus, cast, comminuted fracture, compound fracture, compression fracture, computerized tomography, CT, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, first aid, fractures, greenstick facture, hp fracture, magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, non-union of fractures, orthopedic, osteoporosis, pathological fracture, plaster of paris, pulmonary embolism, rib fracture, skeletal system, skull fracture, stress fracture, wrist fracture, X-ray.

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