Posts Tagged ‘Bone fracture’

Wrist fracture

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Arm conditions, Arms & hands conditions, Disease, Condition & Injury

(Fracture, Wrist; Broken Wrist; Scaphoid Fracture; Navicular Fracture)

Wrist fracture – Definition

A wrist fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in the wrist. The wrist is made up of the two bones in the forearm (radius and ulna) and eight carpal bones. This fact sheet will focus on fractures of the carpal bones of the wrist. Wrist fractures of the radius, often called colle’s fracture, can be found on a separate sheet.

Forearm fracture

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Arm conditions, Arms & hands conditions, Disease, Condition & Injury

(Broken Arm; Radial Fracture; Ulnar Fracture)

Forearm fracture – Definition

A forearm fracture is a break in one or both bones of the forearm.

Finger fracture

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Arm conditions, Arms & hands conditions, Disease, Condition & Injury

(Broken Finger)

Finger fracture – Definition

A finger fracture is a break in any of the bones in a finger. Each finger consists of three bones called the phalanges. The thumb has only two phalanges.