Pitfalls

• Unrecognized subluxation of the DRUJ

• Pronation "contracture"

• Failure of fixation secondary to comminution.

• RSD tendon rupture

Tendonitis Wrist
Figure 60—1. Anteroposterior (AP) (A) and lateral (B) radiographs of the patient's wrist immediately after injury, demonstrating displacement, angulation, shortening, and comminution.
Ulnar Blood Vessel Injury

Figure 60—2. AP (A) and lateral (B) radiographs of the patient's wrist immediately after reduction and splinting, demonstrating volar, ulnar, and radial column comminution.

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