EN : Distal radius fracture

DE : die distale Radiusfraktur

FR : Une fracture du radius distal, une fracture de l'extrémité distale du radius


Links

Distal fractures of the radius on Medscape
Distal radius fractures on AO Foundation)
Distal radius fracture on Wikipedia EN
Distale Radiusfraktur on Wikipedia DE
AAOS Guideline on The Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

Radiology

Wrist fractures on The Radiology Assistant

Non-operative treatment : Casting

there are very good descriptions on AO Foundation after chosing the right classification
Short arm cast application technique by 3M on youtube

Operative treatment

ORIF of distal radius fracture

Eponyms

Colles fracture (FR : une fracture de Pouteau-Colles) on Wikipedia EN

- Transverse fracture of the radius
- 2.5 cm (0.98 inches) proximal to the radio-carpal joint (Colles described "one inch and a half = 38mm")
- dorsal displacement and dorsal angulation

Smith's fracture a.k.a reverse Colles on Wikipedia EN

- Transverse fracture
- volar (palmar) displacement and volar (palmar) angulation

Barton's fracture a.k.a dorsal Barton's fracture on Wikipedia EN

- dorsal intra articular distal radius fracture
- dislocation of radio-carpal joint

volar Barton's fracture on Wikipedia EN

- volar intra articular distal radius fracture
- dislocation of radio-carpal joint
- actually more common than the historical dorsal Barton