Clasificación de fracturas y luxaciones AO Eponyms were rampant— Colles fracture is an exam- ple used to designate diverse patterns. PDF | Fractures name vs classifications | ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. Colles fracture: transverse extra-articular fracture with dorsal angulation; Smith fracture: transverse fracture with palmar angulation; Barton fracture · chauffeur.

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Revista Trauma – Volumen 24, número 3

Case 3 Case 3. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Treatment is dependent on the type of fracture as determined by the x-ray. In addition to noting the presence of a fracture a number of features should be sought and commented upon:. A number of classification systems exist for distal forearm fractures. Case 1 Case clasificacioh. There may be an associated deformity and in severe cases, distal neurovascular compromise. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.

If this force is greater than the strength of the bone, a fracture occurs.

Scaphoid fracture Scaphoid fracture. This is especially true when there is a multi-part fracture with joint involvement.


Trauma is almost always the cause clsificacion distal radial fractures and is often the result of a fall onto an outstretched dee FOOSH. Fractures with significant displacement require manipulation under sedation or anesthetic. Case 2 Case 2. Fractures of distal radius: Case 3 Case 3. A small proportion of patients treated conservatively need to be followed up. Younger patients who sustain Colles fractures have usually been involved in high impact trauma or have fallen, e.

Fractura De Colles Tratamiento

Most Colles fractures are fracura to a fall on an outstretched hand FOOSH with a pronated forearm in dorsiflexion the position one adopts when trying to break a forward fall. The cast extends from below the elbow to the metacarpal heads and holds the wrist somewhat flexed and in ulnar deviation 4 – for those of you familiar with Australian rules football; this position is reminiscent of the position adopted when holding a ball in preparation for a kick.

Case 5 Case 5.

They are best described in terms of their fracture type, location, displacement and joint involvement. Check for errors and try again. Claaificacion fractures of the distal radius and scaphoid.

They are often extra-articular, but some may extend into the joint and when they do, it is important to recognize. One of the more popular is the Frykman classification systemalthough it fails to distinguish between Smith and Colles fractures as it is based on AP radiographs If a fracture does occur, there is usually associated dorsal angulation. There are many radiological classification systems, e. Barton fracture Case 6: There is also usually impaction with resultant shortening of the radius.


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Traditionally, eponymous names were flasificacion to the common fracture types of the distal radius:. Dorsal angulation of the distal fracture fragment is present to a variable degree as opposed to volar angulation of a Smith fracture.

They are particularly common in patients with osteoporosisand as such, they are most frequently seen in elderly women. Distal radial fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that occur at the distal radius and are the dominant fracture type at the wrist.

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