Eponymous Fractures
 

Colle's Fracture

 
 
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Overview

    • Look For

    • Extra-articular fracture of the distal radius with impaction and dorsal displacement.
    • 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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