Wrist fractures may occur when enough force is applied to the wrist, such as
when falling down onto an outstretched hand. Severe injuries may occur from a ...
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.
Three quarters of wrist injuries are fractures of the distal radius and ulna. The
eight carpal bones are injured less frequently. Accurate diagnosis and correct ...
Jul 31, 2014 ... Learn more about a broken wrist -- also called a Colles' fracture or distal radius
fracture -- from the experts at WebMD.
May 14, 2007 ... There are two common variants of distal radius fractures that are characterized by
the direction of forces applied to the wrist during a fall:.
Dec 7, 2015 ... A Colles' wrist fracture occurs when the radius bone in your forearm breaks. It's
also known as a distal radius fracture or transverse wrist.
Wrist Fractures. Fractures of the radius and ulna. The wrist joint is made up of the
two bones in your forearm (the radius and the ulna) and the many tiny bones in ...
This review covers primary fractures and dislocations involving the wrist region.
The wrist is composed of the anatomic region between the forearm and the ...
Feb 14, 2015 ... The wrist is the most commonly injured region of the upper extremity. Fractures of
the distal radius and ulna account for three fourths of wrist ...
Dec 2, 2015 ... Wrist injury and fractures can include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, or a
fracture (for example, a scaphoid fracture of the wrist). Symptoms ...