A distal radius fracture, also known as wrist fracture, is a break of the part of the radius bone which is close to the wrist. Symptoms include pain, bruising, and. La fractura de Colles se caracteriza por una posición hacia atrás y hacia afuera de la mano en relación a la muñeca. Fractura de Colles. Learn more about Fractura de Colles at Virginia Complete Care for Women DefiniciónCausasFactores de riesgoSíntomasDiagnósticoTratamientoPrevenció.. .

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Fractura de Colles – Viquipèdia, l’enciclopèdia lliure

Anaesthesiaaseptic techniqueimmbolization, and external fixation all have contributed to the management of fixation of distal radius fracture. These scoring systems measures the ability of a person to perform a task, pain score, presence of tingling and numbness, the effect on activities of daily living, and self-image.

However, none of the classification systems demonstrate good liability. Diagnosis may be evident clinically when the distal radius is deformed, but should be confirmed by X-ray. Lisfranc Jones March Calcaneal. A large proportion of these fractures occur in elderly people who may have less requirement for strenuous use of their wrists.

X-ray of the affected wrist is required if a fracture is suspected. Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery. However, none of the three scoring system demonstrated good reliability. People usually present with a history of falling on an outstretched hand and complaint of pain and swelling around the wrist, sometimes with deformity around the wrist.

If the anatomy bony alignment is not properly restored, function may remain poor even after healing. If the fracture is still undisplaced, cast and splint can be applied for three weeks.

A CT scan is often performed to further investigate the articular anatomy of the fracture, especially for fracture and displacement within the distal radio-ulnar joint. Treatment options for distal radius fractures include nonoperative management, external fixation, and internal fixation. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.


Distal radius fractures are the most common fractures seen in adults, accounting for Retrieved 18 October Avulsion fracture Chalkstick fracture Greenstick fracture Open fracture Pathologic fracture Spiral fracture. Older people with osteoporosis who are still active are at an increased risk of getting distal radius fractures. Ulnar styloid process fracture increases the risk of TFCC injury by a factor of 5: In these studies, no significant differences in pain scores, grip strength, and range of motion in patients’ wrists occurred when comparing conservative nonsurgical approaches with surgical management.

In younger people, these fractures typically occur during sports or a motor vehicle collision. Posteroanterior, lateral, and oblique views can be used together to describe the fracture.

Distal radius fracture

These fractures are the most common of the three groups mentioned above that require surgical management. Nonunion is rare; almost all of these fractures heal.

In the 18th century, Petit first suggested that these types of injuries might be due to fractures rather than dislocations. A qualification modifier Q is used for associated ulnar fracture. These scores includes assessment of range of motiongrip strength, ability to perform activities of daily living, and radiological picture.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Swelling, deformity, tenderness, and loss of wrist motion are normal features on examination of a person with a distal radius fracture. Ombredanne, a Parisian surgeon infirst reported the use of nonbridging external fixation in the management of distal radius fractures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Cervical fracture Jefferson fracture Hangman’s fracture Flexion teardrop fracture Clay-shoveler fracture Burst fracture Compression fracture Chance fracture Holdsworth fracture.


If the fracture affects the median nerveonly then is a reduction indicated. However, neutral and dorsiflex position may not affect the stability of the fracture.

An arthroscope can be used at the time of fixation to evaluate for soft-tissue injury. There are three major ccolles This section needs additional citations for verification.

Based on symptoms, X-rays [1]. Views Read Edit View history. Manipulative reduction and immobilization were thought to be appropriate for metaphyseal unstable fractures. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Ccolles of these patients tolerate severe deformities and minor loss of wrist motion very well, even without reduction of the fracture. After that, Robert William Smith, professor of surgery in Dublin, Ireland, first described the characteristics of volar displacement of distal radius fractures. Meta-Analysis folles Randomized Controlled Trials”. Fractures and cartilage injuries Sx2— Very rarely, pressure on the muscle components of the hand or forearm is sufficient to create a compartment syndrome.

People who fall on the outstretched hand are usually fitter and have better reflexes when compared to those with elbow or humerus fractures. Closed reduction of a distal radius fracture involves first anesthetizing the affected area with a hematoma blockintravenous regional anesthesia Bier’s blocksedation or a general anesthesia.

Castingsurgery [1]. With increased bending back, more force is required to produce a fracture. More force is required to produce a fracture in males than females. The alignment of the DRUJ is also important, as this can be a source of a pain and loss of rotation after final healing and maximum recovery.