Anterior and posterior marginal fracture-dislocations of the distal radius. An analysis of the results of treatment.

@article{Pattee1988AnteriorAP,
  title={Anterior and posterior marginal fracture-dislocations of the distal radius. An analysis of the results of treatment.},
  author={Gary A. Pattee and George Henry Thompson},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1988},
  volume={231},
  pages={
          183-95
        }
}
Anterior and posterior marginal fractures of the distal end of the radius associated with dislocation of the carpus are rare injuries. The results of 20 patients with 12 anterior and eight posterior marginal fracture-dislocations of the distal radius were reviewed. Eleven patients had closed reduction and plaster cast immobilization, including three with external fixation, while nine patients required surgery and internal fixation. At a mean of 3.2 years, 40% were rated as excellent, 45% as… CONTINUE READING
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