Torus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraju

Presentation

History of fall.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Buckling of cortex noted affecting the distal diaphysis of ulna (medial and lateral border). Palmar angulation of the distal radius. 

Case Discussion

Torus fractures are also known as buckle fractures, and are a type of incomplete fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 50470
Case created: 7th Jan 2017
Last edited: 30th Jan 2018
Tag: rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included