Forearm greenstick fractures
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Niknejad M, Forearm greenstick fractures. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 01 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-147331
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17 Jun 2022
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Age: 6 years
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There are diaphyseal, incomplete fractures of both radius and ulna bones with cortical breach of only one aspect that resultant angulation inferring greenstick fractures. Radius head dislocation is suspected.
Greenstick fractures are incomplete fractures of young children with cortical breach of only one side of the bone, usually mid-diaphyseal and occur in tandem with angulation.