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Tenison J, Chauffeur fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 08 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-41146
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17 Nov 2015
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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.
Age: 55 years
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Radial styloid aka Chaffeur fracture on AP.
Dorsal subcutaneous hematoma 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 orthopedic surgeon.