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3Below elbow cast

In fractures which had significant displacement, even if well reduced in the initial cast, there is a significant risk of subsequent displacement and they should be monitored carefully with radiographs at one and two weeks.

Although a fracture may be remanipulated within two weeks of the injury, if a fracture displaces in a cast, the deformity should either be accepted, or the fracture might be better managed with ORIF.