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Epiphyseal Fracture of the Distal Radius [OCOSH Code: D011885 263199001 S52.5 WI_FR_RAD_DRF_P]

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Bilateral fracture-separations of the distal radial epiphyses during weight-lifting

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1478294/pdf/brjsmed00046-0026.pdf

Unsupervised weight-lifting is dangerous and is prohibited at schools and sports clubs. This report describes the case of a thirteen year old boy who, after sustaining bilateral fracture-separations of the distal radial epiphyses during weight-lifting, suffered a fracture of the distal tibial epiphysis in a football injury a fortnight later.
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Ligamentotaxis for Barton's and paediatric distal radial fractures

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v17i1p28.pdf

PURPOSE: To establish a consensus regarding immobilisation of the wrist following reduction of Barton's and paediatric distal radial fractures. METHODS: Questionnaires were distributed to orthopaedic surgeons at the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology meeting in Lisbon in 2005. Questions included the surgeon's country of practice, hospital,...
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Percutaneous Kirschner-wire pinning for severely displaced distal radial fractures in children

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/77-B/5/797

Distal radial fractures are common in children. Recent outcome studies have cast doubt on the success of treatment by closed reduction and application of plaster. The most important risk factor for poor outcome is translation of the fracture. If a distal radial fracture is displaced by more than half the...
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PubMed Search for Distal Radius Physeal Injuries

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