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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"She requested an ambulance which took my mother to the Mater Hospital where they told us she had a Colles' fracture to her wrist.
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.
Malunion and dysfunction in Colles' fracture. J Hand Surg 1988; 13: 291-3.
Colles' fracture refers to a break in the radius, one of the forearm bones.
Papandrea, "Colles' fracture in a girl after fulguration," La Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica, vol.
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. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled prospective trial.
Pasila M, Karaharju EO, Lepisto PV (1974) Role of physical therapy in recovery of function after Colles' fracture. Archives of Physical