General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fergal Monsell, Dalia Sepulveda

Pediatric distal forearm 23r-E/1.1

General considerations

Simple casting, with or without closed reduction, is the most frequent and usually most successful treatment option for these injuries.

Casting should always respect the three-point fixation/molding principle.

Note: Be aware of nonaccidental injuries in very young children with fractures around the physis.



Decision support

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v1.0 2016-12-01