56 yo male presented to ED after fall from height on an outstretched hand. Swelling in the left wrist. Moderate pain with flexion, severe pain with wrist pronation/supination.
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Radial styloid aka Chaffeur fracture on AP.
Dorsal subcutaneous haematoma seen on lateral view.
Considering minimal displacement and the fact that the injury was sustained to the non-dominant hand the patient was treated conservativaly with cast immobilization. Follow-up with an orthopaedic surgeon.