Greenstick fractures - radius

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci


Fall onto outstretched hand

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Female

Incomplete fracture (cortical breach of only volar side) of the middle third of radius with mild dorsal angulation.

Case Discussion

Greenstick fracture is an incomplete fracture and usually seen during infancy and childhood.

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Case information

rID: 85771
Published: 8th Jan 2021
Last edited: 8th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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