Salter-Harris type II fracture - wrist

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Oh

Presentation

Fall on outstretched hand while playing netball.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left wrist X-ray

Minimally displaced fracture extending across the distal radial metaphysis consistent with Salter-Harris type II fracture.

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Case information

rID: 24098
Published: 28th Jul 2013
Last edited: 18th Nov 2020
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