Fracture of the distal radius and ulna.

  title={Fracture of the distal radius and ulna.},
  author={Otto Elmo Aufranc and William N. Jones and Benjamin E. Bierbaum},
  volume={205 5},
Dr. Joseph S. Barr, Jr.: This 76-year-old white woman fell backward and landed on her outstretched hand. She sustained an open fracture of the left distal radius and ulna. She was immediately taken to the emergency ward of the Massachusetts General Hospital where she was examined 20 minutes after injury. The open wound was irrigated and dressed, the extremity was splintered, and the patient was given tetanus toxoid and tetracycline hydrochloride. Roentgenograms made with the patient in… CONTINUE READING