Distal radial torus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz

Presentation

Fall onto outstretched arm, pain in the region of the distal radius.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cortical buckling, predominantly on the dorsal aspect of the distal radius. The volar cortex is unaffected, the fracture is incomplete.

Case Discussion

Findings characteristic of torus fracture. 

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