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Pathophysiology of Fracture

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Published on March 13, 2014

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PowerPoint Presentation: Pathophysiology of fracture PowerPoint Presentation: Due to traumatic causes like sports injuries, accidents and falls etc . Break in the continuity of bone PowerPoint Presentation: Disruption and penetration of the bone through the soft tissues Bleeding into the surrounding tissues As a result of bone fracture Compression of blood vessels and nerves 1 2 3 PowerPoint Presentation: Bleeding into the surrounding tissues Collection of the blood into the tissues Leads to hematoma, swelling and edema 1 PowerPoint Presentation: Disruption and penetration of the bone through the soft tissues Bleeding into the surrounding tissues As a result of bone fracture Compression of blood vessels and nerves 1 2 3 PowerPoint Presentation: Compression of blood vessels and nerves 2 As a result of compression of blood veesels As a result of compreesion of nerves Decreased blood supply to tissues Increased contraction of muscles PowerPoint Presentation: Necrosis of the tissues Leads to gangrene and cyanosis Leads to muscle spasm and pain PowerPoint Presentation: Disruption and penetration of the bone through the soft tissues Bleeding into the surrounding tissues As a result of bone fracture Compression of blood vessels and nerves 1 2 3 PowerPoint Presentation: As a result of bone fracture Mobilization of fat embolism from the long bones Travelling of fat embolism 3 PowerPoint Presentation: Lodging of embolism in pulmonary capillaries Pulmonary embolism PowerPoint Presentation: Decreased blood supply to the tissues Increased contraction of muscles Muscle spasm and pain Necrosis of the tissues Gangrene and cyanosis

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