The forearm is the part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow. It is made up of two bones: the radius and the ulna. Forearm fractures are common in. Both bone forearm fractures are common orthopedic injuries. Optimal treatment is dictated not only by fracture characteristics but also patient age. In the. one of the most common pediatric fractures estimated around 40% 15% present with an ipsilateral supracondylar fracture or “floating elbow”.

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Antebrachii fracture

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The injury is best treated antbrachii which of the following methods? The patient elects to have nonoperative management. When compared to operative treatment, which of the following is true of the clinical outcome following nonoperative management?

Twenty degree loss of forearm rotation is expected with nonoperative management. He is treated conservatively with early range of motion fracturee presents at one year with a painful atrophic nonunion. What treatment is indicated at this time? During irrigation and debridement a 1 cm of cortex is removed leaving a segmental gap.


Which of the following adjuvants is recommended to supplement your internal fixation? Initial examination in the emergency room reveals a clean 2 centimeter laceration over the volar forearm associated with the radiographs shown in Figures A and B.

Radius and Ulnar Shaft Fractures – Trauma – Orthobullets

Treatment should consist of irrigation and debridement of the wound followed by which of the following? Antebrachil reduction and internal fixation of the left radius and ulna with delayed skin closure. Open reduction and internal fixation of the left radius and ulna with immediate skin closure.

Forearm Fractures – What Approaches?

HPI – Machine twist and injury right forearm. How would you manage this patient at this point?

HPI – Patient underwent surgery 2 years ago after falling while playing soccer. He suffered a comminuted diaphyseal radial shaft fracture, treated with open reduction and internal fixation with 2 K-wires.

How would you manage this patient? What is the best treatment of this injury?


Galeazzi fracture

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Wheeless’ Textbook of Orthopaedics

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Core Tested Community All. Please login to add comment. Symptoms gross deformitypain, swelling loss of forearm and hand function Physical exam inspection open injuries check for tense forearm compartments neurovascular exam assess radial and ulnar pulses document median, radial, and ulnar nerve function pain with passive stretch of digits alert to impending or present compartment syndrome.