To review, this is a 57 year-old male with right arm pain after fall. Questions and Answers:
1) What is the injury identified on radiographs? This patient has an obvious transverse fracture through the distal radius with radial displacement and some shortening. It is impossible to tell if the distal fragment is dorsally or volarly displaced, or if the volar inclination of the distal radius articulation surface is preserved because we do not have a lateral x-ray. 2) What are
Patient is a 57 year-old male presenting after fall from roof onto right side. Patient reports immediate pain and deformity in the right forearm. His neurovascular exam is normal. X-rays show: Questions: 1) What is the injury identified on radiographs?
2) What are the next steps in diagnosis?
3) What are the next steps in management? #Orthopedicsupperextremity