Epiphyseal spur of the distal radius

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Fall on an outstretched hand.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

No fracture, malalignment or soft tissue swelling. Incidental epiphyseal spur of the distal radius.

Case Discussion

Nice example of an epiphyseal spur which is best seen on the oblique projection. It is a normal variant that can mimic a fracture.

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Case information

rID: 56204
Published: 17th Oct 2017
Last edited: 19th Oct 2017
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