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Test Findings

Barton's Fracture

March 3rd, 2023


  • Look For

  • Intra-articular fracture of the distal radius with radiocarpal joint dislocation.
  • Mechanism

  • Fall on outstretched hand (FOOSH).
Colle's and Smith fractures are similar to Barton's fracture, differentiated by that the former are extra-articular and the latter is intra-articular.
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