Goyrand fracture is another name for a Smith fracture (reverse Barton fracture) and is predominantly used in France or French-influenced countries.
For a discussion of this fracture refer to the article on Smith fractures.
History and etymology
Named after Jean-Gaspard-Blaise Goyrand: French physician (1746-1814) 1
- 1. Latil F, Hueston JT. [Goyrand J.G.B (1803-1866), surgeon and academician from Aix en Provence]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 1992;37 (5): 574-8. - Pubmed citation