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Radius and Ulna

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma: January 2018 - Volume 32 - Issue - p S21–S32
doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001069
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2R1/2U1

Location: Radius or Ulna, proximal end segment 2R1/2U1

Qualifications are optional and applied to the fracture code where the asterisk is located as a lower-case letter within rounded brackets. More than one qualification can be applied for a given fracture classification, separated by a comma. For a more detailed explanation, see the compendium introduction.

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2R1A/2U1A

Type: Radius, proximal end segment, extraarticular fracture 2R1A

Type: Ulna, proximal end segment, extraarticular fracture 2U1A

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2R1B/2U1B

Type: Radius, proximal end segment articular, partial articular fracture 2R1B

Type: Ulna, proximal end segment, partial articular fracture 2U1B

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2R1C/2U1C

Type: Radius, proximal end segment articular, complete articular fracture 2R1C*

Type: Ulna, proximal end segment, complete articular fracture 2U1C

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2R2/2U2

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2R2A/2U2A

Type: Radius or ulna, diaphyseal segment, simple fracture 2R2A/2U2A

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2R2B/ 2U2B

Type: Radius or ulna, diaphyseal segment, wedge fracture 2R2B/2U2B

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2R2C/2U2C

Type: Radius or ulna, diaphyseal segment, multifragmentary fracture 2R2C/2U2C

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2R3/2U3

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2R3A

Type: Radius, distal end segment, extraarticular fracture 2R3A

Group: Radius, distal end segment, extraarticular, radial styloid avulsion fracture 2R3A1

Group: Radius, distal end segment, extraarticular, simple fracture 2R3A2

Group: Radius, distal end segment, extraarticular, wedge or multifragmentary fracture 2R3A3

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2U3A

Type: Ulna, distal end segment, extraarticular fracture 2U3A

Group: Ulna, distal end segment, extraarticular, styloid process fracture 2U3A1

Group: Ulna, distal end segment, extraarticular, simple fracture 2U3A2

Group: Ulna, distal end segment, extraarticular, multifragmentary fracture 2U3A3

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2R3B

Type: Radius, distal end segment, partial articular fracture 2R3B

Group: Radius, distal end segment, partial articular, sagittal fracture 2R3B1

Group: Radius, distal end segment, partial articular, dorsal rim (Barton’s) fracture 2R3B2

Group: Radius, distal end segment, partial articular, volar rim (reverse Barton’s, Goyrand-Smith’s II) fracture 2R3B3

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2R3C

Type: Radius, distal end segment, complete articular fracture 2R3C

Group: Radius, distal end segment, complete, simple articular and metaphyseal fracture 2R3C1

Group: Radius, distal end segment, complete, simple articular, metaphyseal multifragmentary fracture 2R3C2

Group: Radius, distal end segment, complete, articular multifragmentary fracture, simple or multifragmentary metaphyseal fracture 2R3C3

Qualifications are optional and applied to the fracture code where the asterisk is located as a lower-case letter within rounded brackets. More than one qualification can be applied for a given fracture classification, separated by a comma. For a more detailed explanation, see the compendium introduction.

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