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WHAT DOES POTT'S FRACTURE MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Pott's fracture,, also known as Pott’s syndrome I and Dupuytren fracture, is an archaic term loosely applied to a variety of bimalleolar ankle fractures. The injury is caused by a combined abduction external rotation from an eversion force. This action strains the sturdy medial ligament of the ankle, often tearing off the medial malleolus due to its strong attachment. The talus then moves laterally, shearing off the lateral malleolus or, more commonly, breaking the fibula superior to the tibiofibular syndesmosis. If the tibia is carried anteriorly, the posterior margin of the distal end of the tibia is also sheared off by the talus. A fractured fibula in addition to detaching the medial malleolus will tear the tibiofibular syndesmosis. The combined fracture of the medial malleolus, lateral malleolus, and the posterior margin of the distal end of the tibia is known as a "trimalleolar fracture." Note that in a "trimalleolar fracture" the posterior distal end of the tibia is erroneously labeled as a malleolus. An example of Pott's fracture would be in a sports tackling injury.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POTT'S FRACTURE»
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The Closed Treatment of Common Fractures
John Charnley. CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE POTT'S FRACTURE THE precision
with which it is possible to reduce a Pott's fracture by manipulation becomes a
source of pleasure once the surgeon understands the mechanics of this
John Charnley, 2003
Adult Orthopaedic Nursing
ASSESSMENT Patients with a cast over the ankle following an open or closed
reduction of a Pott's fracture must have the neu- rovascular status of the foot
checked (see Chapter 2). There may be swelling due to the trauma or the surgery
Delores Christina Schoen, 2000
Compression Leverage Fractures of the Ankle Joint. [Pott's ...
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
James H. Stevens, 2012
A practical treatise on fractures
This accident resembles Pott's fracture in appearance ; the difference being,
however, that the tibia is broken as well as the fibula ; whereas in Pott's fracture,
the fibula only is broken, and the end of the tibia displaced to a certain extent
from its ...
Edward Francis Lonsdale, 1838
BRS Gross Anatomy
Kyung Won Chung, Harold M. Chung. Pott's fracture (Dupuytren's fracture) is a
fracture of the lower end of the fibula, often accompanied by fracture of the medial
malleolus or rupture of the deltoid ...
Kyung Won Chung, Harold M. Chung, 2011
Manual of Surgery: Volume Second: Extremities-Head-Neck
... fragments are levered into position, and if necessary fixed by lashing with
catgut or by other mechanical means. Mal-union of Pott's fracture may
necessitate re-fracture by means of a Jones' wrench, used in the same manner
as for club-foot, ...
Radiography of the Leg, Knee, and Ankle: 2 ARRT category A ...
This kind of fracture is also referred to as Dupuytren fracture or Pott's fracture.
Pott's fracture is an archaic term loosely applied to a variety of bimalleolar ankle
fractures. An example of Pott's fracture would be in a sports tackling injury.
Practical Fracture Treatment
13. Pott's classification of ankle fractures ctd: These fractures may be qualified by
noting the presence of diastasis of the ankle or vertical compression. (A) First
degree Pott's fracture with diastasis. (B) Second degree Pott's fracture with
Ronald McRae, Max Esser, 2008
Skeletal Trauma in Tropics
Since the talus is displaced laterally in most of the cases the lateral malleolar/
fibular fracture should be fixed Pott's fracture — usually due to indirect violence '
Classification ' Lauge-Hansen two-part system-The first word denotes position of
Pandey Sureshwar, Pandey Anil Kumar, 2010
Postgraduate Companion in Orthopedics
It is often assumed that his injury was the same one that later came to be known
as Pott's fracture, but in reality Pott's broken leg was much more serious
compound fracture of femur Fig. 1.3: Andry Tree—A symbol for orthopedics Fig.
Samar Kumar Biswas, 2013
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