chauffeur's fracture


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Hutch·in·son frac·ture

(hŭch'in-sŏn frak'shŭr)
Radial styloid fracture.
Synonym(s): chauffeur's fracture.
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chauffeur's fracture

A colloquial term for a fracture of the radial styloid with the carpal joint.
See also: fracture
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