Barton fracture - volar type

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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Patient Data

Age: 55-year-old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is an interarticular oblique fracture of the distal radius, with volar displacement.

Modality: CT

There is an interarticular oblique comminuted fracture of the distal radius, with volar displacement.

The reminder contemplated bones are unremarkable in appearances, with no evidence of other fractures or malalignment.Conclusion:Features are consistent with a volar type Barton fracture.

Case Discussion

Volar type Barton fracture represents an intra-articular distal radial fracture with volar displacement. 

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Case Information

rID: 45222
Case created: 18th May 2016
Last edited: 18th May 2016
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