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Recalling a compound fracture in his left leg during his senior year of high school, Blossomgame would need two surgeries before the injury healed properly.
But there is still the matter of recovering from the compound fracture of her right leg suffered in the state championship match.
Vertino pointed to recent injuries suffered by Paul George in a 2014 USA Basketball exhibition, or Kevin Ware's compound fracture in the 2013 NCAA tournament as examples of the different challenges broadcasters have in presenting the material.
This agreement apparently dates back to 1985, and Joe Theismann’s famous compound fracture on Monday Night Football.
Lister first studied its use in compound fractures, in which the bone protruded from the skin.
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medical : a broken bone in which a part of the bone sticks out through the skin
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