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Distal radius fracture 

Distal radius fracture
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Distal radius fracture
Author(s):

Graham Alastair

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012032
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date: 14 December 2018

Active treatment increasingly used

It is important to recognize type B fractures

CT useful to define complex fractures

K wiring quick and simple but complex fractures often require plating

Palmar locking plates useful for complex fractures

Dorsal plates only used occasionally because of complications.

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