Motorcycle injury

Unlike the car when a motorcycle injury dominated by soft tissue injuries in the form of bruises, bruises, bruises, RAS, which usually are located on the front surface of the body. The collision motorcycle with moving vehicles or stationary object caused by contact with lesions that do not have any unique or unusual features. The most permanent signs motorcycle injuries include lacerations crotch and anterolateral surfaces of the lower extremities, which arise from the drivers at the moment of impact and slip these parts of the body about the tank and the wheel (Fig. 43).

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Fig. 43. Wounds and abrasions on his thigh and inner surface of the tibia. Motorcycle injury.

For all types of motorcycle injuries prevail damage arising from shock and concussion of the body. These include injuries or breaks lung, heart, liver and extensive bleeding in the connective tissues of internal organs. In addition, motorcycle injury may be accompanied by damage of the bones of skull and brain, especially if the head of the driver or passenger is not protected by a helmet. Damage details of the skull bones is dominated by depressed fractures, which are distributed cracking the vault and the base of the skull. At the collision of your head, if it is protected by anti-shock helmet, frequently damaged cervical spine. Fractures of the facial skull usually multiple, comminuted. When brain damage are observed bleeding under Pia mater and in the lateral ventricles of the brain. Often infected and stem departments, where traumatic change in the nature of petechial or stripped of hemorrhage.
When a motorcycle injury, typically occurring damage to the musculoskeletal system. The collision motorcycle with moving vehicles or stationary object have bruises the scrotum and a broken collarbone, lower jaw, the bones of the left tibia, wedge and metatarsal bones of the knee, ribs. Rib fractures single, straight, i.e. arise in places of direct application of force.
When falling from a moving motorcycle observed gaps ligamentous apparatus of the wrist, ankle and acrobaleno-clavicle articulation, and the patella fractures, calcaneus, the Shin bone, spinal compression fractures in the cervical and lumbar regions.