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Smiths Fracture Wheeless

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Description: - extra-articular palmarly displaced distal radius frx;
- volar angulation of frx is referred to as "Garden Spade" deformity (reversed Colles Fracture);
- hand & wrist are displaced forward or volarly w/ respect to forearm;
- frx may be extra articular, intra articular, or be part of frx dislocation of wrist

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Nov 12 2009