The so-called ” Pouteau-Colles” fracture was never specifically described by Pouteau. This surgeon from Lyons wrote a paper published in his posthumous. Ann Chir Main. ;1(1) Pouteau-Colles fracture: double-closed “basket- like” pinning according to Kapandji. Apropos of a homogeneous series of L’analyse de fractures de Pouteau Colles traitées par méthode de Judet confirme la bénignité de cette technique ainsi que la bonne qualité d’ensemble de.

Author: Dujinn Mikalar
Country: Burundi
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Software
Published (Last): 8 August 2004
Pages: 453
PDF File Size: 12.41 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.88 Mb
ISBN: 711-4-41144-654-3
Downloads: 26617
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tesar

Clin Orthop Relat Res The term Colles fracture is classically used to describe a fracture at the distal end of the radius, at its cortico-cancellous junction. Folles article Share article View revision history. Colles fracture is a common fracture in people with osteoporosissecond only to vertebral fractures. In order to render special homage to this visionary surgeon, the author propose to attribute frzcture the nosologic entity “fore-arm bone fractures” the qualificative of “Pouteau’s fractures”, or to associate to every fracture of the fore-arm described by any other author the name of the Lyons surgeon!

Pouteau presents a hypothetical muscular theory of fracture pattern etiology, but one that is useful in the understanding of the displacemnt of the louteau fragments. Privacy Terms Ad policy Careers. Reviewed by William Morrison, MD.


The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Colles fractures are extremely common. In which subject field? A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

A number of classification systems exist for distal forearm fractures. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Basilar skull fracture Blowout fracture Mandibular fracture Nasal fracture Le Fort fracture of skull Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture Zygoma fracture. FAQ Frequently asked questions Display options. There are many different ways to achieve this. Beltran, Javier Professor of radiologySixth ed.

To learn more and make choices about data use, visit our Advertising Policy and Fracutre Policy. The relationship between Colles fractures and osteoporosis is strong enough that when an older male patient presents with a Colles fracture, he should be investigated for osteoporosis because his risk of a hip fracture is also elevated 1.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: My own wrist after a Colles’ fracture. Case 7 Case 7.

We use cookies and similar technologies to improve your browsing experience, personalize content and offers, show targeted ads, analyze traffic, and better understand you. Most people who have a Colles fracture will recover fully.


Cervical fracture Jefferson fracture Hangman’s fracture Flexion teardrop fracture Clay-shoveler fracture Burst fracture Compression fracture Chance fracture Holdsworth fracture.

[What wrist fracture did Pouteau actually describe?].

Diagnosis can be made upon interpretation of anteroposterior and lateral views alone. The volar forearm splint is best for temporary immobilization of forearm, wrist and hand fractures, including Colles fracture.

Latest news Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked. Case 5 Case 5.

Views View Edit History. Retrieved from ” https: Please let us know!

Colles fracture | Radiology Reference Article |

This is when the bone is moved back into place without having to make an incision in the skin. Fractures and cartilage injuries Sx2— Dorsal angulation of the distal fracture fragment is present to a variable degree as opposed to volar angulation of a Smith fracture. Pouheau and wrist injuries and conditions. Lisfranc Jones March Calcaneal. Retrieved 12 October