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Injury. 1992;23(8):529-32.

Long-term prognosis of displaced Colles' fracture: a 10-year prospective review.

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  • 1University Department of Orthopaedics, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK.

Abstract

In all, 85 per cent of Colles' fractures are clinically satisfactory after 10 years. Clinical results improve little after 3 months. Displaced intraarticular fracture, wrist deformity and algodystrophy are associated with an unsatisfactory outcome.

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