Definition of Nightstick fracture

1. Noun. (medical) An isolated fracture of the ulna due to direct trauma to the forearm. The name refers to a situation in which a person raises an arm and exposes the medial aspect of the forearm in anticipation of an overhead blow. ¹



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Medical Definition of Nightstick fracture

1. A fracture of the ulna. Named because of the injury that results when attempting to block the downward blow of a nightstick with the raised forearm. (27 Sep 1997)

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