Fracture of the distal radius with volar subluxation or dislocation of the radiocarpal joint.
Barton´s fractureA fracture of the articular tip of the distal radius with the separated fragment containing a margin of displaced articular cartilage, which may be associated with carpal subluxation in a dorsal or volar direction.
Bar·ton frac·ture(bahr'tŏn frak'shŭr)
Break in the distal radius with volar subluxation or dislocation of the radiocarpal joint.
Barton,John Rhea, U.S. surgeon, 1794-1871.
Barton bandage - a figure-of-eight bandage supporting the mandible below and anteriorly.
Barton forceps - obstetrical forceps with one fixed curved blade and a hinged anterior blade for application to a high transverse head.
Barton fracture - fracture of the distal radius with dislocation of the radiocarpal joint.
Barton traction handle