Distal quarter of radius fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

9 years old boy came to the ER wtih his worried mother after falling from a tree. Pain and swelling are noted.

Patient Data

Age: 9
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Distal quarter of radius buckle fracture.

Case Discussion

Buckle fractures are very common in children. Not to be confused with greenstick fractures,which also are very common.

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Case Information

rID: 24720
Case created: 6th Sep 2013
Last edited: 29th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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