Distal radial fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

Pain in the left wrist after a history of fall, on examination: no open wound, tenderness on left wrist mainly radial side, swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The X-ray shows distal radial fracture with intra-articular extension.

No significant displacement is seen.

Case Discussion

In this case, there is no significant displacement in the fracture fragments, so the treatment is conservative with immobilization in a cast.

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