Distal quarter of radius fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Fall in a football match.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

A distal quarter of radius buckle fracture.

Case Discussion

A typical buckle fracture is observed here. This is a common fracture pattern in children due to the pliable nature of the bone. This fracture is in contrast to a greenstick fractrure, which is also commonly seen in pediatric patients.

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Case information

rID: 23950
Published: 19th Jul 2013
Last edited: 11th Apr 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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