Orthopedic Quiz

Orthopedic Quiz

by Steven L. Kleinfield D.C., F.A.C.O.

  1. In this type of fracture, the skin may be pierced by bone or by a blow that breaks the skin at the time of the fracture. The bone may or may not be visible in the wound:

    a. Oblique fracture
    b. Compound fracture
    c. Transverse fracture
    d. Comminuted fracture

  • In this type of fracture, the bone shatters into three or more pieces:
      a. Oblique fracture
      b. Compound fracture
      c. Transverse fracture
      d. Comminuted fracture
  • This type of fracture involves both bones of the forearm. There is usually a displaced fracture of the radius and a dislocation of the ulna at the wrist
      a. Torus fracture
      b. Monteggia fracture
      c. Galeazzi fracture
      d. Colle’s fracture
  • This type of fracture involves both bones of the forearm. There is usually a fracture in the ulna and the proximal aspect (head) of the radius is dislocated:
      a. Torus fracture
      b. Monteggia fracture
      c. Galeazzi fracture
      d. Colle’s fracture
  • This type of forearm fracture, also known as a buckling fracture has a compressing of one side of the bone which causes the other side to bend away from the growth plate
      a. Torus fracture
      b. Greenstick fracture
      c. Colle’s fracture
      d. Smith’s fracture