Complete Fracture

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Cases of Complete Fracture

Radiograph of acute femur fracture
AP radiograph of the femur shows a transverse lucency through the diaphysis of the femur without any associated periosteal reaction.
Radiograph of bowing fracture of the fibula
AP (left) and lateral (right) radiographs of the lower extremity show a mildly displaced complete fracture of the tibial diaphysis and a moderately bowed appearance of the fibula.
Radiograph of complete fracture of the femur
AP (left) and lateral (right) radiographs of the femur show a complete fracture of the femoral diaphysis whose fracture fragments are significantly displaced.