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Shaft Fractures in the Forearm

  • F. Freuler
  • B. G. Weber
  • Ch. Brunner

Abstract

Diaphyseal fractures of the forearm comprise up to 20% of all injuries to the upper extremity according to reported data (Renné and Weller). Seventy-five percent of the fractures occur in the distal third (including those in the vicinity of the wrist joint), 18% in the middle third, and 7% in the proximal third (Blount).

Keywords

Shaft Fracture Angular Deformity Diaphyseal Fracture Annular Ligament Rotation Deformity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Freuler
  • B. G. Weber
  • Ch. Brunner

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