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October 2014 Monthly Quiz

Last month's question:

Which of the following is the term used for the force with which a muscle detaches a portion of the bone from its site of insertion?

Answer: Avulsion Fracture

Avulsion fracture is the breaking force which has been applied in such a way that the muscle pulls a portion of the bone away from the site where it is normally attached.

Pathological fracture is the fracture that occurs in a bone that is weakened or damaged by disease.

Torus fracture or a greenstick or ripple fracture is on one side of the bone. It is always a child's fracture.

A stress fracture is a microscopic fracture caused by repeated jarring and overuse of a bone.


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