Emergency Radiology

, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 699–700 | Cite as

Core curriculum illustration: “Colles,” dorsally angulated fracture of the distal radius

  • Jake W. SharpEmail author
  • Rachael M. Edwards
Case Report


This is the 41st installment of a series that will highlight one case per publication issue from the bank of cases available online as part of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER) educational resources. Our goal is to generate more interest in and use of our online materials. To view more cases online, please visit the ASER Core Curriculum and Recommendations for Study online at:


Colles fracture Distal radius fracture Wrist 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity WashingtonSeattleUSA

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