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Forearm Fractures Treatment in Singapore

Table of Contents Introduction Anatomy Causes Types Symptoms Evaluation Treatment for Forearm Fractures in Singapore Rehabilitation Complications Summary Further Reading Introduction Orthopaedic surgeons refer to fractures of the forearm as those fractures that occur in the middle section (shaft) of the forearm bones. Fractures that involve the upper end of the forearm are discussed under …

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What is a Phalanx Fracture?

Table of Contents Basics Diagnosis Tests Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description A phalanx fracture is a break in 1 or more phalanges in the fingers. Finger fractures are classified by: Which phalanx is involved Location within the phalanx Pattern Complexity Open or closed Stable or unstable to motion Epidemiology Fractures of the metacarpals and the …

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Nonunion of Fractures

Table of Contents Basics Epidemiology Diagnosis Treatment for Nonunion of Fractures in Singapore Follow-up Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Presence of a postfracture defect in a long bone beyond a reasonable expected healing date, or if no radiographic progression of healing is noted If internal fixation is used to stabilize a fracture, a race exists between …

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Ankle Fracture

Table of Contents Basics Epidemiology Diagnosis Treatment for Ankle Fracture in Singapore Disposition Miscellaneous FAQ Basics Description Fractures of the distal end of the fibula and tibia are termed ankle fractures. Usually caused by the twisting of the body around a planted foot or a misstep that results in overstressing the ankle joint Severe fractures …

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