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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 36-40

Classification systems of distal radius fractures

Department of Orthopaedics, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

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Alok Chandra Agrawal
Department of Orthopaedics, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JODP.JODP_22_20

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The fracture of distal radial was first described by Sir Abraham Colles in 1814. In last two centuries, the clinical features, investigative modalities, treatment modalities and complications have been explored extensively. To standardize the treatment, these fractures have been classified in several ways. Here in this article the author has tried to summarise the classifications of distal radius by various authors. It highlights the indications and implications of each classification modality.

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