Colles fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Presents to the emergency department after a fall.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
X-ray

Transverse extra-articular distal radius fracture with dorsal angulation consistent with a Colles fracture

Case Discussion

Xrays demonstrate a Colles fracture

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Case information

rID: 12382
Published: 19th Nov 2010
Last edited: 29th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included