Greenstick fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam




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.

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Case information

rID: 13297
Published: 24th Mar 2011
Last edited: 11th Dec 2015
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