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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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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:.

Colles' Wrist Fracture - Healthline

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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

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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 ...

Wrist Fractures and Dislocations: Background, Epidemiology, Etiology

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This review covers primary fractures and dislocations involving the wrist region. The wrist is composed of the anatomic region between the forearm and the ...

Wrist Fracture in Emergency Medicine: Background ...

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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 ...

Wrist Injury: Learn Treatment and Exercises for a Fracture

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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 ...

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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 ...

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 wrist/broken hand - Mayo Clinic

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