dinner fork appearance
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dinner fork appearanceOrthopedics A descriptor for the deformity seen in fractures of the distal radius with dorsal angulation–Colles fracture, which is common in osteoporotic post-menopausal ♀ who fall on outstretched hands, where the distal fractured ends of the radius and ulna–and hand—are deviated in a palmar direction.
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