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Torus fracture

Case contributed by Shailaja Muniraj
Diagnosis certain

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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