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THE ROLE OF THE DISCUS ARTICULARIS IN COLLES' FRACTURE.

TAYLOR, GRANTLEY W.; PARSONS, C. LANGDON
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: January 1938
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The function of the discus articularis is to stabilize the inferior radio-ulnar joint.

This ligament may be injured in Colles' fracture.

This complication requires a different technique of reduction and immobilization.

Failure to recognize the injury definitely jeopardizes a favorable prognosis.

(C) 1938 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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