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  • Reduction
  • Alignment must be complete for adult fracture, but in the child, this is not very important
  • Immobilization at 90o flexion of elbow.
  • Full circumference plaster covering elbow and wrist joints only.
  • Internal fixation with surgical exposure of midshaft of radius, if the closed method fails.
Head. Click for anatomy Neck Shaft
Colles' fracture
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