Forearm Radius and Ulna Fractures
The classifications for adult both bone forearm fractures apply descriptive terms about the location of the fracture in bone, whether one or both bones are fractured, the degrees of comminution, displacement ,angulation and whether the fracture is open or closed.
OTA basic Fracture Course
Author/Contact: Gerald J. Lang, MD, Laura J. Prokuski
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Added: Sat Apr 27 2002
Last Modified: Thu Jan 24 2008
Reviewed by: cathy, Feb 5 2006 12:00AM
recently fractured wrist. needed info regarding these two, radius/ulna bones that are fractured. also need more info. re.- closed reduction, pain and swelling @ time it will take to heel, having osteoporosis, and hypothyroidism taking synthroid 100mcg.-1 qd. your information is very impressive and wants me to explore even more areas. thank you.
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