Torus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Fadi Ali

Presentation

Young patient presented to the emergency room with wrist pain after trauma

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Subtle buckling of the distal radial metaphysis, involving the dorsal aspect of the bone,
 the volar aspect appears normal
No radiological signs of wrist dislocation

Case Discussion

Torus fracture is incomplete fracture involving the cortex of the bone characterized by bulging of the cortex with no deformity, the most common site is the distal radius as in this case

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Case information

rID: 84396
Published: 26th Nov 2020
Last edited: 27th Nov 2020
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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