Executive Editor: Steve Krikler

Authors: Renato Fricker, Jesse Jupiter, Matej Kastelec

Distal forearm Extraarticular simple fracture of the ulna

General considerations

These are simple fractures of the ulnar metaphysis, involving neither the ulnocarpal nor distal radioulnar joints.
If the ulna heals with shortening, it may cause later problems with the wrist joint.

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