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 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Distal quarter of radius buckle fracture.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 24720
Published: 6th Sep 2013
Last edited: 8th Aug 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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