December 28, 2011

Radius Fracture

16 years old boy fall from motorbike with his wrist landing in flexion position. He sustains pain, deformity and swelling of his right hand. Picture A is his right hand and picture B is the Right/Ulnar radius with Hand X Ry in AP and Lateral view.

Picture A

Picture B

1) Describe the radiological finding for this patient
2) What is your spot diagnosis?
3) How do you differentiate between Smith vs Barton's fracture?
4) How do you treat this fracture?
5) Complication of untreated or mis treatment of this fracture?

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