Torus Fracture

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Also known as a buckle fracture. This is a compression fracture of a long bone, typically in children. This type of fracture usually occurs near the metaphysis. Both cortical margins are affected, but a discreet fracture line or trabecular disruption is not present. Minimal buckling of the cortex is present.
 - Click on the image for a larger versionAAP radiograph of the forearm. The typical appearance of a torus fracture with buckling of the cortical surface.

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