is fracture of the distal radius with posterior displacement, radial deviation and shortening of radius.
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patients benefit from routine referral to physiotherapy following cast removal?
A Colles' fracture
is almost only seen in women who are past the menopause and have some degree of brittle bones.
Function ten years after Colles' fracture
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A 79-year-old woman with hypertension, osteoporosis, and diabetes presents with a Colles' fracture
of her left distal forearm after a fall on the ice.
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Two were asymptomatic and had fully resumed their previous activities (one had a mallot finger following an avulsed extensor tendon and the other lacked 20 degrees of flexion following an intra-articular Colles' fracture
that required reduction).
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