Nightstick fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Direct blow to forearm while kickboxing.

Patient Data

Age: 49
Gender: Male

Isolated displaced fracture of the ulnar shaft.

Case Discussion

Nightstick fractures are a term used to describe isolated ulnar shaft fractures, often the result of a direct blow. 

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Case information

rID: 33936
Published: 29th Jan 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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