Clasificación de fracturas y luxaciones AO Eponyms were rampant— Colles fracture is an exam- ple used to designate diverse patterns. PDF | Fractures name vs classifications | ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. Colles fracture: transverse extra-articular fracture with dorsal angulation; Smith fracture: transverse fracture with palmar angulation; Barton fracture · chauffeur.

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This is particularly true if the cast becomes loose once the wrist swelling subsides. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. Most Colles fractures are secondary to a fall on an outstretched hand FOOSH with a pronated forearm in dorsiflexion the position one adopts when trying to break a fradtura fall. There may be an associated deformity and in severe cases, distal neurovascular compromise.

This cast is known as a Colles cast 4. Case 7 Case 7.

Case 5 Case 5. Fractures of distal radius: One of the more popular is the Frykman classification systemalthough it fails to distinguish between Smith and Colles fractures as it is based on AP radiographs Diagnosis usually only requires a standard wrist x-ray series.

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Dorsal angulation of the distal fracture fragment is present to a variable degree as opposed to volar angulation of a Smith fracture. The relationship between Colles fractures and osteoporosis is strong enough that when an older male patient presents with a Colles fracture, he should be investigated for osteoporosis because his risk of a hip fracture is also elevated 1.

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Combined fractures of the distal radius and scaphoid. Fracura patients who sustain Colles fractures have usually been involved in high impact trauma or have fallen, e.

Case 1 Case 1. Fractures with significant displacement require manipulation under sedation or anesthetic.

They are best described in terms of their fracture type, location, displacement and joint involvement. The majority of patients with a distal radial fracture present following a fall onto an outstretched clasificaciom. Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon.

Scaphoid fracture Scaphoid fracture. In some complex cases, additional cross-sectional imaging usually CT is required to accurately assess the fracture. Colles fracture Case 1: Case 6 Case 6.


Distal radial fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that occur at the distal radius and are the dominant fracture type at the wrist. When describing the fracturethink about:. The vast majority of distal radial fractures are relatively uncomplicated and do not require a trip to theater and can be managed as an outpatient with review in fracture clinic.

A small proportion of patients treated conservatively need to be followed up. A small number will require internal fixation following manipulation.

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Most fractures are therefore dorsally angulated and impacted. Force applied longitudinally or obliquely to the hand and wrist is absorbed by the distal radius because it is the load-bearing bone in the forearm. Collles fracture Case 2: Articles Cases Courses Quiz.