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Wrist Fractures - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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A wrist fracture is a medical term for a broken wrist. The wrist is made up of eight small bones which connect with the two long forearm bones called the radius ...

Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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A scaphoid (navicular) fracture is a break in one of the small bones of the wrist. This type of fracture occurs most often after a fall onto an outstretched hand.

Distal Radius Fractures (Broken Wrist)-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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The radius is the larger of the two bones of the forearm. The end toward the wrist is called the distal end. A fracture of the distal radius occurs when the area of ...

The Basics About a Broken Wrist - WebMD

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Jul 31, 2014 ... A Colles' fracture -- or distal radius fracture -- is often called a ''broken wrist.'' Technically, it's a break in the larger of the two bones in your ...

Broken wrist/broken hand - Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-wrist/basics/definition/con-20031382

A broken wrist or broken hand is a break or crack in one of the many bones within your wrist and hand. The most common of these injuries occurs in the wrist ...

A Few Facts You Didn't Know About Wrist Fracture Recovery ...

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Mar 23, 2015 ... More severe breaks of the radius bone near the wrist require operative treatment with a full post-surgical wrist fracture recovery.

Broken arm or wrist - NHS Choices

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A broken arm or wrist is usually caused by a fall onto an outstretched arm. ... A broken arm or wrist bone will be extremely painful and there may also be: swelling ...

I broke my wrist. Do I need surgery? - A Nation in Motion

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If you recently hurt your wrist and the emergency room or urgent care doctor told you that you broke a bone in your wrist, I am sure that you have a lot of ...

Wrist Fractures. Distal radius, ulna and carpal Fractures | Patient

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About 10% present with an associated fracture. ... Additional imaging may also identify carpal or radial bone, or soft tissue ...