Greenstick fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Trauma

Modality: X-ray

A fracture involves the palmar surface of the distal radius, with minimal dorsal angulation and no disruption of the dorsal cortex. The growth plate appears normal.

Case Discussion

Appearances are typical of a greenstick fracture.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 13297
Case created: 24th Mar 2011
Last edited: 11th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.