Fractured radius

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

Presentation

Pain in the wrist after fall.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Acute study

Modality: X-ray

An impacted fracture of the distal radial diaphysis is evident with a laterally displaced fragment.

3 weeks follow up

Modality: X-ray

An impacted fracture of the distal radial diaphysis is still evident.  Some sclerosis at the fracture line but the fracture line does remain visible, with a laterally displaced fragment still evident.  Alignment remains quite good.

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Case Information

rID: 48340
Case created: 1st Oct 2016
Last edited: 2nd Oct 2016
Tag: rapids
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