Disease Information for Fracture malunion

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bowing of extremities
Leg length difference
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Aged Adult
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Looser's/Pseudofractures/Skeletal
Xray/Skeletal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bone deformity/acquired
Fracture malunion
Periostitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Bone disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Skeletal defomities/acquired
Process
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
PROCESS/Fractures (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Open reduction/ORIF/fracture
SX/Orthopedic procedure/surgery
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Metal Rods Long Bones
TX/Restrict Activities
Other Treatments
TX/Immobilization/splint.
Definition

Union of the fragments of a fractured bone in a faulty or abnormal position. If two bones parallel to one another unite by osseous tissue, the result is a crossunion. (From Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 4th ed)

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