Torus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraj

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
Published: 7th Jan 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rapids
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