Radial styloid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

Cortical disruption and lucency through the base of the radial styloid, consistent with fracture


Further oblique and lateral views clearly delineate the radial styloid fracture. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the difficulty on diagnosing or excluding fractures on a single projection. Always trace the cortex of each bone to make sure there is no disruption. 

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Case information

rID: 46624
Published: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 10th Aug 2016
Tag: rapids
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