Torus fracture of radius

Case contributed by Tamsir Rongpipi
Diagnosis certain


History of a fall injury.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male



Buckling of the distal metaphysis of the radius is noted. The volar cortex is intact. No dislocation. The distance between the fracture and physis is > 1 cm. Cassette artifact is seen adjacent to the third metacarpal bone.

Case Discussion

Torus fracture, also known as Buckling fracture is an incomplete fracture seen in the pediatric age group.

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