Distal radial fracture (Colles fracture)

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient fell on her extended left hand.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Colles fracture of the left distal radius with concomitant fracture of the ulnar styloid process. Notice the severe calcification of the radial and ulnar artery .

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Case information

rID: 15205
Published: 30th Sep 2011
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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