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Wrist Fractures - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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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 ...

Distal Radius Fractures (Broken Wrist)-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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The end toward the wrist is called the distal end. A fracture of the distal radius occurs when the area of the radius near the wrist breaks. Distal radius fractures are ...

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.

The Basics About a Broken Wrist - WebMD

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Jul 31, 2014 ... Learn more about a broken wrist -- also called a Colles' fracture or distal radius fracture -- from the experts at WebMD.

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

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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 ...

Broken wrist/broken hand - Mayo Clinic

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Broken wrist/broken hand — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis, treatment of these types of fractures.

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.

Distal Radius Fractures of the Wrist: Avoiding Complications with ...

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May 14, 2007 ... Learn about the most common types of distal radius fractures and how they're diagnosed and treated. Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC is #1 ...

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

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The most common bone to break or fracture in the wrist is the end of the radius bone, called the “distal radius.” There is an area within the distal radius bone ...