Wrist is a very commonly injured organ. In this article wrist injuries x-rays and clinical phtographs are being presented.
Image 1 – Xray of Wrist Showing Fracture of Distal Radius [Colles Fracture]
The xray belongs to 43 years old female who fell from stairs.
Image 2 – Xray of Undisplaced Fracture of Distal Radius
53 years old man, shopkeeper by profession, fell from stool and injured his wrist. The xray of the wrist revealed a fracture of distal radius which was not displaced.
The fracture is marked with an arrow. The fracture was treated by below elbow cast.
Image 3 – Xray Showing Fracture of Radial and Ulnar Styloid
Xray of fracture of radial and ulnar styloid process in 43 years old male.
The fracture was treated with closed reduction, kwire fixation and ligamentotaxis.
Image 4 – Photograph and Xrays of Volar Distal Radial Plate
Volar distal radial plating is done for fractures of distal radius which require open reduction and internal fixation. The plate is called volar because it is placed on volar aspect or the part of forearm in same side as palm.
First is the clinical photograph of the procedure taken peroperatively
Xray of wrist after two months of surgery.
The fracture in the xray is well united.
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