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Letters Child torus fractures of distal radius

Differentiating torus fractures from other wrist injuries

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 09 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n358
  1. William P Hedges, paediatric radiology fellow1,
  2. Greg J Irwin, consultant paediatric radiologist2
  1. 1Radiology Department, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham B4 6NH, UK
  2. 2Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UK
  1. william.hedges{at}

Perry and colleagues point out that the appropriate management of torus fractures, following the NICE pathways, depends on clinicians being proficient in distinguishing torus fractures from other wrist injuries.1 We agree with their recommendation that early radiological review of suspected torus fractures is …

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