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2Reduction

Be careful not to apply excessive force as this can lead to fragmentation.

Direct reduction of large fragments

A small pointed reduction forceps can be used for larger fragments gently to rock the fracture from side to side. Be careful not to apply excessive force as this can lead to fragmentation.
Confirm reduction using image intensification.

Note
Anatomical reduction is important to prevent chronic instability or posttraumatic degenerative joint disease.