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A painful wrist after a fall

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 20 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1642
  1. Yong-Hai Zhou, consultant paediatrician1,
  2. Wei Wang, consultant paediatric orthopaedist1,
  3. Ming-Hua Zheng, consultant hepatologist2
  1. 1Department of paediatrics, Second Affiliated Hospital & Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
  2. 2Department of hepatology, Liver Research Center, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, No.2 Fuxue Lane, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
  1. Correspondence to M-H Zheng, zhengmh{at}

A 13 year old boy presented to the orthopaedic clinic for a painful wrist after a fall forward. On examination, he had a swollen painful right wrist and no limb deformities could be found. Anteroposterior and lateral radiography for the wrist was taken (fig 1). What is the diagnosis?

Fig 1

(a) Anteroposterior and (b) lateral …

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