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Disease Fractures, Compression

Name Fractures, Compression
Synonyms Compression Fracture | Compression Fractures | Fracture, Compression
Definition Crumbling or smashing of cancellous BONE by forces acting parallel to the long axis of bone. It is applied particularly to vertebral body fractures (SPINAL FRACTURES). (Blauvelt and Nelson, A Manual of Orthopedic Terminology, 1994, p4)
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D050815

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Bone Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fractures, Compression Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Fractures, Compression Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  BONE MINERAL DENSITY QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCUS 15 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes