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Media file 1: Fractured forearm of both bones (radius and ulna). Photos courtesy of Courtney Bethel, MD, and Anthony Dean, MD.

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Media file 2: Forearm fracture with multiple fragments

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Media file 3: Upper arm fracture after casting

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Media file 4: Forearm fracture (ulna) after splint application

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Media file 5: Broken shoulder (humerus)

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Media file 6: Fracture of the forearm in a child

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Synonyms and Keywords

fractured arm, greenstick fracture, dislocation fracture, pathologic fracture, closed fracture, occult fracture, comminuted fracture, compound fracture, buckle fracture, Colles fracture, broken arm

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Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood, MD on May 11, 2014
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