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Content updated on Jan 19, 2024

What is distal radius fracture?

This describes a break in the bone of the radius at the level of the wrist. There are various types or patterns of distal radius fractures.

Symptoms of distal radius fracture

  • Arm pain started after falling on an outstretched hand

  • Pain in the knuckles or finger joints

  • Arm pain

  • Wrist pain

  • Weakness in arms or legs

Questions your doctor may ask to check for distal radius fracture

  • Did your arm pain start after you fell on an outstretched hand?

  • Do you have knuckle or finger joint pain?

  • Are your arms painful?

  • Are your wrists hurting?

  • Do your arms or legs feel weak?

Treatment for distal radius fracture

Certain patterns can be managed with a cast. More severe fractures may require surgery to align the bone as it heals. Some fractures are related to osteoporosis, or weakening of the bone.

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References

  • Tang JB. Distal radius fracture: diagnosis, treatment, and controversies. Clin Plast Surg. 2014 Jul;41(3):481-99. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2014.04.001. PMID: 24996466.

    https://www.plasticsurgery.theclinics.com/article/S0094-1298(14)00044-3/fulltext

  • Shapiro LM, Kamal RN; Management of Distal Radius Fractures Work Group; Nonvoting Clinical Contributor; Nonvoting Oversight Chairs; Staff of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Distal Radius Fracture Clinical Practice Guidelines-Updates and Clinical Implications. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 Sep;46(9):807-811. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2021.07.014. Epub 2021 Aug 9. PMID: 34384642.

    https://www.jhandsurg.org/article/S0363-5023(21)00442-1/fulltext

  • Kim JK, Kim JO, Koh YD. Management of Distal Ulnar Fracture Combined with Distal Radius Fracture. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2016 Jun;21(2):155-60. doi: 10.1142/S2424835516400075. PMID: 27454628.

    https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S2424835516400075

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Kent C Doan, MD

Kent C Doan, MD (Orthopedic surgery)

Dr Doan Graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and completed residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Colorado. He completed additional fellowship training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the prestigious Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. He is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in complex and revision knee and shoulder surgery at the Kansas City Orthopedic Institute. He also holds an assistant professorship at the University of Kansas City.

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD (Orthopedic surgery)

Dr. Hamahata graduated from the Jikei University of Medical Science. After working at Asanokawa General Hospital and Kosei Chuo Hospital, he joined the Department of Orthopedics at Asakusa Hospital in April 2021, specializing in general orthopedics and joint replacement surgery.

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