Buckle fractures or Torus fractures…

Buckle fractures or Torus fractures (two different names for the same injury) are one of the most common injuries kids present with (typically after a fall onto an outstretched hand). They can be safely managed conservatively – i.e. with a removable splint rather than a plaster cast.


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