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Descriptor English:   Fractures, Compression 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fracturas por Compresión 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fraturas por Compressão 
Synonyms English:   Compression Fracture
Compression Fractures
Fracture, Compression  
Tree Number:   C26.404.195
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   CRUSH FRACTURES see CRUSH INJURIES is also available
History Note English:   2006 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   50519 
Unique Identifier:   D050815 

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