Distal radial fracture
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History of pain and swelling at the right wrist since one hour after he slips and falls from height from 2nd bed, on examination: swelling hotness and tenderness over the dorsal side of the right wrist.
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- X-ray shows distal radial fracture with intra-articular extension.
- Soft tissue swelling is noted dorsally.
In this case, there is no significant displacement in the fracture fragments, so the treatment is conservative with immobilization in a cast.