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Barton fractures extend through the dorsal aspect to the articular surface but not to the volar aspect. Therefore, it is similar to a Colles fracture. There is usually associated dorsal subluxation/dislocation of the radiocarpal joint.
History and etymology
First named by John Rhea Barton (1794-1871), an American orthopedic surgeon working at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, United States of America 1.