General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fergal Monsell, Dalia Sepulveda

Pediatric distal forearm 23r-E/3.1 Open reduction; K-wire fixation

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Anatomy of the distal forearm

A thorough knowledge of the anatomy around the wrist is essential. The following illustrations give a short introduction.


Volar (anterior) approach

The modified distal Henry approach uses the plane between the flexor carpi radialis tendon medially and the radial artery laterally.


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