Barton fracture - volar type

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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MBA.

Patient Data

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

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

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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