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Displaced fractures of the neck of the radius in adults - An excellent long-term outcome

Akesson, T LU ; Herbertsson, Pär LU ; Josefsson, PO LU ; Hasserius, Ralph LU ; Besjakov, Jack LU and Karlsson, MK LU (2006) In Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume 88B(5). p.642-644
Abstract
We have reviewed 20 women and three men aged 22 to 73 years, who had sustained a Mason type-lib fracture of the neck of the radius 14 to 25 years earlier. There were 19 patients with displacement of the fractures of 2 mm to 4 mm, of whom 13 had been subjected to early mobilisation and six had been treated in plaster for one to four weeks. Of four patients with displacement of 4 mm to 8 mm, three had undergone excision and one an open reduction of the head of radius. A total of 21 patients had no subjective complaints at follow-up, but two had slight impairment and occasional elbow pain. The mean range of movement and strength of the elbow were not impaired. The elbows had a higher prevalence of degenerative changes than the opposite side,... (More)
We have reviewed 20 women and three men aged 22 to 73 years, who had sustained a Mason type-lib fracture of the neck of the radius 14 to 25 years earlier. There were 19 patients with displacement of the fractures of 2 mm to 4 mm, of whom 13 had been subjected to early mobilisation and six had been treated in plaster for one to four weeks. Of four patients with displacement of 4 mm to 8 mm, three had undergone excision and one an open reduction of the head of radius. A total of 21 patients had no subjective complaints at follow-up, but two had slight impairment and occasional elbow pain. The mean range of movement and strength of the elbow were not impaired. The elbows had a higher prevalence of degenerative changes than the opposite side, but no greater reduction of joint space. Mason type-lib fractures have an excellent long-term outcome if operation is undertaken when the displacement of the fracture exceeds 4 mm. (Less)
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10.1302/0301-620X.88B5.17226
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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Department of Radiology and Physiology, Malmö (013037000), Orthopaedics (013242900), Reconstructive Surgery (013240300), Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit (013242930), Medical Radiology Unit (013241410)
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  abstract     = {We have reviewed 20 women and three men aged 22 to 73 years, who had sustained a Mason type-lib fracture of the neck of the radius 14 to 25 years earlier. There were 19 patients with displacement of the fractures of 2 mm to 4 mm, of whom 13 had been subjected to early mobilisation and six had been treated in plaster for one to four weeks. Of four patients with displacement of 4 mm to 8 mm, three had undergone excision and one an open reduction of the head of radius. A total of 21 patients had no subjective complaints at follow-up, but two had slight impairment and occasional elbow pain. The mean range of movement and strength of the elbow were not impaired. The elbows had a higher prevalence of degenerative changes than the opposite side, but no greater reduction of joint space. Mason type-lib fractures have an excellent long-term outcome if operation is undertaken when the displacement of the fracture exceeds 4 mm.},
  author       = {Akesson, T and Herbertsson, Pär and Josefsson, PO and Hasserius, Ralph and Besjakov, Jack and Karlsson, MK},
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  series       = {Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery: British Volume},
  title        = {Displaced fractures of the neck of the radius in adults - An excellent long-term outcome},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.88B5.17226},
  doi          = {10.1302/0301-620X.88B5.17226},
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