Fracture angulation

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Fracture angulation describes a specific type of fracture displacement where the normal axis of the bone has been altered such that the distal portion of the bone points off in a different direction. Angulation is described using words like:

  • dorsal/palmar
  • varus/valgus
  • radial/ulnar
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