Non-displaced distal radial fracture on MRI

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Fall on the outstretched hand. X-rays reportedly normal. Persistent pain and restricted mobility.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

T1 hypointense and STIR hyperintense band through the distal meta/epiphysis of the radius. Haemarthrosis of the distal radioulnar joint. Probably pre-existent intraosseous cysts of the scaphoid bone.

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Case information

rID: 16703
Published: 12th Feb 2012
Last edited: 27th Oct 2015
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