Fractures of the distal radius (Colles’ fracture). Fraturas do rádio distal (Fratura de Colles). João Carlos Belloti; João Baptista Gomes dos. PDF | Although Colles’ fracture is a common clinical situation for the CONTEXTO E OBJETIVO: Embora as fraturas de Colles sejam uma. Colles fractures are very common extra-articular fractures of the distal radius that occur as the result of a fall onto an outstretched hand. They consist of a fracture.

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Although Colles’ fracture is a common clinical situation for the orthopedist, we did not find in the literature elements that would allow safe decision-making regarding the best treatment for each fracture type.

Colles’ fracture is one of the most common among older white people. It is stated in the literature that the degree of restoration of the articular alignment is the main prognostic factor for the fracture; 7,8 that the radial shortening that is seen on X-rays is considered collew be one of the main elements denoting instability of the fracture; 9,10 and that the patient’s age reflects his cllles her potential for bone loss instability.

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Case 5 Case 5. May 16, Accepted: This page was last edited on 27 Octobercolels 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 Not declared Date of first submission: Only take into consideration fractures of the distal radius in patients over 40 years old, except for cases of fractures caused by avulsion and Barton’s fracture.

Study conducted during the 34 th Brazilian Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology. Consistency of AO fracture classification for the distal radius. Five hundred questionnaires containing 12 items were randomly distributed to orthopedists who were attending the congress; were filled out correctly and were considered in this study.

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Fractures of the distal radius (Colles’ fracture)

However, over the last decade, better-quality scientific studies have been published, thus providing some evidence for treating these fractures. Most fractures are therefore dorsally angulated and impacted.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Medical Examiner, Philadelphia,1: Services on Demand Journal. The classification method most used was Frykmann. D ICD – The text of the questionnaire was frtura follows our free translation from Portuguese: About Blog Go ad-free.

They recommended that new studies of good methodological quality should be conducted in order to supply better evidence for making decisions on the most appropriate treatment. Yes, in all surgical treatments. Instability of the distal radioulnar joint was the associated injury that was most frequently diagnosed Figure The population was assumed to be infinite, because not every orthopedist attending the congress could be included in the target sample.


Bone fractures Disease stubs. There was no conclusive evidence in the literature regarding any correlation between the treatment method used surgical or conservative treatment and higher frequency of any specific type of complication.

Barton’s fracture

Most Colles fractures are secondary 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. Avulsion fracture Chalkstick fracture Ed fracture Open fracture Pathologic fracture Spiral fracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Surgical clles for treating distal radial fractures in adults.

The closed reduction method most used was manual reduction. Early and late displacement of fractures of distal radius.

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