Distal radius fractures

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Distal radius fracture demonstrating the deformity in the wrist.

Types

Distal radius fractures

Eponyms

Eponyms Description
Barton's Fracture-dislocation of radiocarpal joint (with intra-articular fracture involving the volar or dorsal lip)
Chauffer's Fracture of radial styloid
Colles' Dorsally displaced, extra-articular fracture
Die-punch Depressed fracture of the lunate fossa (articular surface)
Smith's Volar displaced, extra-articular fracture

Differential Diagnosis

Forearm Fractures

See Also

References