Colles' fracture


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Colles' fracture

(ˈkɒlɪs)
n
(Medicine) a fracture of the radius just above the wrist, with backward and outward displacement of the hand
[C19: named after Abraham Colles (died 1843), Irish surgeon]
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Significant associated injuries occurred in 13 cases, 5 cases had Colles' fracture, 3 cases had clavicle fracture, 2 cases had blunt injury chest, 1 case had blunt injury abdomen, 1 case with crush injury lower limb, 1 case with fracture neck of femur.
Colles' fracture refers to a break in the radius, one of the forearm bones.
When I practised orthopaedics as a junior hospital doctor, one of the most common fractures I saw was something called a Colles' fracture, where the two bones in the lower arm break just above the wrist.
Frequency of carpal tunnel syndrome after conservatively managed Colles' fracture .
Objective: To access the radiological and clinical outcome of closed reduction and cast immobilization for Colles' fracture under haematoma block and sedation
Evidence From Data Searches and Life-Table Analyses for Gender-Related Differences in Absolute Risk of Hip Fracture After Colles' or Spine Fracture: Colles' Fracture as an Early and Sensitive Marker of Skeletal Fragility in White Men.
That multicenter study in 102 women with Colles' fracture showed a highly significantly shorter time to healing with 8 weeks of daily teriparatide at the standard 20-mcg dose used for osteoporosis therapy than with placebo, although the 40-mcg dose unexpectedly proved ineffective (J.
No effects of piroxicam on osteopenia and recovery after Colles' fracture.