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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 ...

Scaphoid Wrist Fracture. Scaphoid fracture information. | Patient

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The scaphoid bone is one of the carpal bones in your hand around the area of your wrist. It is the most common carpal bone to break (fracture). A scaphoid ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...