Greenstick fracture with radial bowing - ulna
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Jones J, Greenstick fracture with radial bowing - ulna. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 30 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-66836
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7 Mar 2019
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Fall and deformed right forearm, mid ulnar/radius, clinical #.
Age: 12 years
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Angulated greenstick fracture of the ulnar. Normal radiocapitellar and distal radioulnar alignment. Accompanying radial bowing fracture.
In forearm fractures (especially where there is displacement or angulation), it is normal that there are two injuries: either two fractures, or a fracture and a dislocation/subluxation. In children, the second fracture may be a bowing fracture.