(8,10) In contrast to buckle fractures
, greenstick fractures tend to be unstable and can displace even after the first two weeks.
There are currently no national guidelines for the use of radiographs in managing pediatric buckle fractures
. In our study, all patients healed without complication, regardless of whether follow-up radiographs were ordered.
The use of soft bandages for treating these simple buckle fractures
of the distal radius is likely to become standard practice soon, Dr.
Do children who have distal radius or ulna buckle fractures
have better physical functioning when treated with a removable splint than with a short arm cast for 3 weeks?
We present the case of bilateral, apex-dorsal, buckle fractures
of the distal radii of a 12-year-old boy which were sustained after accidental shock by a faultily-wired apartment entrance door.
Leonard suffered from heart disease and had buckle fractures
to his ribs, suggesting Carl may have tried to resuscitate him, Dr Hunt said.
Bet 3: Do buckle fractures
of the paediatric wrist require follow up?
Preschoolers are more likely to sustain buckle fractures
of the wrist, while older children sustain fractures through the growth plate.