Pott's fracture
Pott's disease Pott's" dis*ease" (Med.) Caries of the vertebr[ae], frequently resulting in curvature of the spine and paralysis of the lower extremities; -- so named from Percival Pott, an English surgeon. [1913 Webster]

{Pott's fracture}, a fracture of the lower end of the fibula, with displacement of the tibia. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pott's fracture — Classification and external resources ICD 10 S82.6 ICD 9 824.4 …   Wikipedia

  • Pott's fracture — n a fracture of the lower part of the fibula often accompanied with injury to the tibial articulation so that the foot is dislocated outward …   Medical dictionary

  • pott's fracture — n. a fracture of the lower end of the fibula, usu. with dislocation of the ankle. Etymology: P. Pott, Engl. surgeon d. 1788 * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized P : a fracture of the lower part of the fibula accompanied with injury to the tibial …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pott's fracture — a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot. [see POTT S DISEASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pott's fracture — noun a fracture of the lower end of the fibula, usually involving a dislocation of the ankle. Origin C19: named after the English surgeon Sir Percivall Pott …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pott's fracture — A fracture consisting of the breaking of one bone of the lower leg between the knee and ankle joints, and a severance of the malleolus process of the other one so as to effect a complete solution of the continuity of both bones. Peterson v Modern …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Pott's disease — Pott s dis*ease (Med.) Caries of the vertebr[ae], frequently resulting in curvature of the spine and paralysis of the lower extremities; so named from Percival Pott, an English surgeon. [1913 Webster] {Pott s fracture}, a fracture of the lower… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boxer's fracture — Classification and external resources DP (PA) left hand x ray showing fracture at the neck of fifth metacarpal bone. ICD 10 S …   Wikipedia

  • fracture — 1. To break. 2. A break, especially the breaking of a bone or cartilage. [L. fractura, a break] apophysial f. separation of apophysis from bone. articular f. a f. involving the joint …   Medical dictionary

  • Pott-Fraktur — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 S82.6 Fraktur des Außenknöchels, Fibula mit Beteiligung des oberen Sprunggelenkes …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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